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.

  2. Installationnoun

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

  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.

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.

  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.

  3. installationnoun

    A grouping of facilities that constitute a permanent military base

  4. Etymology: From install + -ation

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Installationnoun

    The act of giving visible possession of a rank or office, by placing in the proper seat.

    Etymology: installation, French, from install.

    Upon the election the bishop gives a mandate for his installation. John Ayliffe, Parergon.

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

  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

  3. 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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British National Corpus

  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. Lin Chan:

    All of our carpets get produced in the mainland and then shipped to Hong Kong for installation, if the source of your products is closed off, the entire supply chain is already broken.

  2. Veronica Escobar:

    There's going to come a time when families just you know need to be in a normal community, not on a military installation where they can go to a grocery store, where they can interact with the greater community and enjoy amenities in a greater community and go to work.

  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. Adam Andrzejewski:

    In an ironic vignette, at a healthcare facility dedicated to serving blind veterans—the new Palo Alto Polytrauma and Blind Rehabilitation Center—the agency wasted $670,000 on two sculptures no blind veteran can even see, the ‘Helmick Sculpture’ cost $385,000 (2014) and a parking garage exterior wall faade by King Ray Studio for the ‘design, fabrication, and installation of the public artwork’ cost $285,000 (2014).

  5. New River:

    In the case of this specific alligator, plans were in the works to capture and relocate it to a remote location elsewhere on the installation.

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