Definition of Installation

1. Noun. The act of installing something (as equipment). "The telephone installation took only a few minutes"

Exact synonyms: Installing, Installment, Instalment
Generic synonyms: Beginning, Commencement, Start
Derivative terms: Install, Install, Instal, Install, Install, Instal



2. 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. Noun. A formal entry into an organization or position or office. "He gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"

Definition of Installation

1. n. 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.

Definition of Installation

1. 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. ¹

2. 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. ¹

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Installation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Installation

1. 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. "On the election, the bishop gives a mandate for his installation." (Ayliffe) 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. Origin: F. Installation, LL. Installatio: cf. It. Installazione. See Install. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Installation

instableness
instacall
instacalled
instacalling
instacalls
instadeath
instadeaths
instakill
instakills
instal
instaled
instaling
install
installability
installable
installation (current term)
installation art
installation charge
installational
installationlike
installations
installed
installed base
installer
installers
installfest
installfests
installing
installment
installment buying

Literary usage of Installation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Municipal Progress by Charles Zueblin, Helen Bernice Sweeny (1916)
"installation by property owners and tenants; current paid for by city. ... Property owners pay for installation and current. Los Angeles, Cal. ..."

2. Annual Report by Baltimore (Md.). Sewerage Commission (1899)
"Whilst the population to be provided for at first installation is but 200000, ... For first installation, the construction on Russell street west of Ostend ..."

3. 20th Century Bookkeeping and Accounting: A Treatise on Modern Bookkeeping by James Williams Baker (1918)
"installation Cost. The installation cost includes the value of the machine, motor, ... The object of ascertaining the total installation cost is ..."

4. Financial Management: Profile of Air Force Financial Managers by George H. Stalcup (1998)
"Figure III.6 shows the numbers and types of professional certifications held by the key operational command and installation financial managers. ..."

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