What does installation mean?

Definitions for installation
ˌɪn stəˈleɪ ʃənin·stal·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. installation, installing, installment, instalmentnoun

    the act of installing something (as equipment)

    "the telephone installation took only a few minutes"

  2. facility, installationnoun

    a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry

    "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"

  3. initiation, induction, installationnoun

    a formal entry into an organization or position or office

    "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"; "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"

GCIDE

  1. Installationnoun

    (Mil.) The whole of a military base, post, camp, outpost, etc., constructed and operated for support of military operations.

    Etymology: [F. installation, LL. installatio: cf. It. installazione. See Install.]

  2. Installationnoun

    The act of installing; as, the installation of the air conditioner took half an hour.

    Etymology: [F. installation, LL. installatio: cf. It. installazione. See Install.]

  3. Installationnoun

    (Mech.) The whole of a system of machines, apparatus, and accessories, sometimes including the buildings and gorounds on which they are located, when set up and arranged for practical working, as in electric lighting, transmission of power, etc.; as, our installation in Baton Rouge can produce ten thousand gallons a day; we should move our drying installation from building A to building B.

    Etymology: [F. installation, LL. installatio: cf. It. installazione. See Install.]

Wiktionary

  1. installationnoun

    The act of installing or giving possession of an office, rank, or order, with the usual rites or ceremonies; as, the installation of an ordained minister in a parish.

    Etymology: From install + -ation

  2. installationnoun

    The whole of a system of machines, apparatus, and accessories, when set up and arranged for practical working, as in electric lighting, transmission of power, etc.

    Etymology: From install + -ation

  3. installationnoun

    A grouping of facilities that constitute a permanent military base

    Etymology: From install + -ation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Installationnoun

    the act of installing or giving possession of an office, rank, or order, with the usual rites or ceremonies; as, the installation of an ordained minister in a parish

    Etymology: [F. installation, LL. installatio: cf. It. installazione. See Install.]

  2. Installationnoun

    the whole of a system of machines, apparatus, and accessories, when set up and arranged for practical working, as in electric lighting, transmission of power, etc

    Etymology: [F. installation, LL. installatio: cf. It. installazione. See Install.]

Freebase

  1. Installation

    Installation of a computer program, is the act of making the program ready for execution. Because the process varies for each program and each computer, programs often come with an installer, a specialized program responsible for doing whatever is needed for their installation.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Installation

    The entire apparatus, buildings and appurtenances of a technical or manufacturing establishment. An electric light installation, for instance, would include the generating plant, any special buildings, the mains and lamps.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. installation

    A grouping of facilities, located in the same vicinity, which support particular functions. Installations may be elements of a base. See also base; base complex.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. installation

    The act of investing any one with a military order.

Editors Contribution

  1. installation

    The act and process of to install.

    The kitchen installation was easy, effective and efficient.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'installation' in Nouns Frequency: #1955

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of installation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of installation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of installation in a Sentence

  1. Bill Gates:

    Today, rich countries have a sewage system where you bring water in, put the human waste in it and it goes out to all the way to a treatment processing plant, that requires the installation of a lot of pipes. It's very expensive and it's not gon na happen in these newer, poorer cities.

  2. Ana Botella:

    This will be the biggest technological renewal ever seen in Madrid, the new lighting installation allows us to make significant progress towards becoming a smart city, which is more sustainable and, in conclusion, a more liveable city.

  3. Chika Onuegbu:

    There is high alert around various installation around the Niger Delta due to recent attacks, those evacuated are where their platforms have been attacked but others are working.

  4. Richard Blumenthal:

    Inward-facing cameras, with the right privacy protections for employees, are a critical way to make our railroads safer, cameras improve accident investigations, deter unsafe behavior, and detect compliance with safety laws, which is why I have urged their installation as soon as possible.

  5. Deputy Prime Minister Pridiyathorn Devakula:

    Every organisation has solved the important problems including boat registration and installation of vessel monitoring and traceability systems, in order to decipher where the fish comes from, what it is, which waters it was caught from and what the vessel names are.

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