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Meaning of installation by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From install + -ation


    • IPA: [ɪnstəˈleɪʃən]
    • Rhymes: -eɪʃən


    installation ( plural: installations )

    1. 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. 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. A grouping of facilities that constitute a permanent military base

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Explanation of installation by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the act of installing something ( as equipment )

    2. the telephone installation took only a few minutes
    3. a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry

    4. a formal entry into an organization or position or office

    5. he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame