What does installation mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. installation, installing, installment, instalment(noun)

    the act of installing something (as equipment)

    "the telephone installation took only a few minutes"

  2. facility, installation(noun)

    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, installation(noun)

    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. Installation(n.)

    (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. Installation(n.)

    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. Installation(n.)

    (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. installation(Noun)

    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. installation(Noun)

    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. installation(Noun)

    A grouping of facilities that constitute a permanent military base

    Etymology: From install + -ation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Installation(noun)

    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. Installation(noun)

    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  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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How to say installation in sign language?

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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. Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi:

    It is a fundamental step to progress toward the final investment decision of our project which envisages the installation of the first newly built FLNG facility in Africa and one of the first in the world.

  2. Carmen Baez:

    Our installation was it.

  3. President Nicolas Maduro:

    Why does the State Department and the U.S. government care about the installation of the National Assembly?

  4. Chief Executive Officer Lowell McAdam:

    We're doing a lot of installations but we're not doing the same volume that we had before, so we won't be driving similar numbers in second quarter that we would in first from an installation perspective.

  5. Zachary Mayer:

    At this operation, deploying a Wi-Fi system on a similar scale would (otherwise) be a two-month undertaking that would inevitably result in production disruptions and high installation costs.

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