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in·stal·la·tion

 (ĭn′stə-lā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of installing.
b. The state of being installed. Also called installment2.
2. A system of machinery or other apparatus set up for use.
3. A permanent military base.
4. An example of installation art.

installation

(ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən)
n
1. the act of installing or the state of being installed
2. a large device, system, or piece of equipment that has been installed
3. (Military) a military establishment usually serving in a support role
4. (Art Terms) an art exhibit often involving video or moving parts where the relation of the parts to the whole is important to the interpretation of the piece

in•stal•la•tion

(ˌɪn stəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. something installed, as machinery or apparatus placed in position or connected for use.
2. the act of installing.
3. the fact of being installed.
4. any more or less permanent military post, camp, base, or the like.
[1600–10; < Medieval Latin]

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.installation - the act of installing something (as equipment)installation - the act of installing something (as equipment); "the telephone installation took only a few minutes"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
2.installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industryinstallation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
arboretum, botanical garden - a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
athletic facility - a facility for athletic events
backroom - the meeting place of a group of leaders who make their decisions via private negotiations
cafeteria facility - (usually plural) facilities for providing food for employees or visitors
communication equipment, communication system - facility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information
course - facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
depositary, depository, repository, deposit - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
drive-in - any installation designed to accommodate patrons in their automobiles
meeting place, forum, assembly - a public facility to meet for open discussion
gas system - facility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service
zoo, zoological garden, menagerie - the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
military installation - any facility servicing military forces
power grid, power system, grid - a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
range - a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds; "the army maintains a missile range in the desert"; "any good golf club will have a range where you can practice"
recreation facility, recreational facility - a public facility for recreation
sewage system, sewage works, sewer system - facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
source - a facility where something is available
station - a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"
transportation, transportation system, transit - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
utility - a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal; "the price of the house included all utilities"
water supply, water system, water - a facility that provides a source of water; "the town debated the purification of the water supply"; "first you have to cut off the water"
3.installation - a formal entry into an organization or position or officeinstallation - 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"
inaugural, inauguration - the ceremonial induction into a position; "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"
ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance - a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
coronation, enthronement, enthronisation, enthronization, investiture - the ceremony of installing a new monarch
bar mitzvah - (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 13th birthday of a Jewish boy and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility; "a bar mitzvah is an important social event"
bas mitzvah, bat mitzvah, bath mitzvah - (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility

installation

noun
1. setting up, fitting, instalment, placing, positioning, establishment Lives could be saved if installation of alarms was stepped up.
2. appointment, ordination, inauguration, induction, investiture, instatement He invited her to attend his installation as chief of his tribe.
3. (Military) base, centre, post, station, camp, settlement, establishment, headquarters a secret military installation

installation

noun
1. The act or process of formally admitting a person to membership or office:
2. Military. A center of organization, supply, or activity:
Translations
تَجْهيزاتتَرْكيب، تَنْصيب
instalacezařízení
indsættelseinstallationmontering
installálástelepítés
uppsetning; innsetninguppsettur búnaîur
inštalácia
namestitevoporiščepriključitev

installation

[ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən] N
1. (Tech) (gen) → instalación f
military installationsinstalaciones f militares
2. [of mayor, official] → toma f de posesión, investidura f

installation

[ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən] n
(= fitting) [machine, equipment] → installation f
(= place) → installation f
a military installation → une installation militaire
missile installations → des installations de missilesinstallment plan [ɪnˈstɔːlməntplæn] n (US)contrat m de vente à crédit

installation

n
(= action)Installation f (also Comput); (of telephone)Anschluss m; (of bath, kitchen, engine etc)Einbau m; (of person in office)Amtseinsetzung for -einführung f; (of government)Einsetzung f; (of priest)Investitur f; installation assistant (Comput) → Installationsassistent m; installation program (Comput) → Installationsprogramm nt
(= machine etc)Anlage f, → Einrichtung f
military installationmilitärische Anlage

installation

[ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃn] n (see vb) → installazione f, insediamento

install

(inˈstoːl) verb
1. to put in place ready for use. When was the telephone/electricity installed (in this house)?
2. to put (a thing, oneself or another person) in a place or position. He was installed as president yesterday; They soon installed themselves in the new house.
installation (instəˈleiʃən) noun
1. the act of installing.
2. a piece of equipment that has been installed. The cooker, fridge and other electrical installations are all in working order.
inˈstalment noun
1. one payment out of a number of payments into which an amount of money, especially a debt, is divided. The new carpet is being paid for by monthly instalments.
2. a part of a story that is printed one part at a time eg in a weekly magazine, or read in parts on the radio. Did you hear the final instalment last week?

installation

n. instalación; montaje.
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