installation

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noun in·stal·la·tion \ˌin(t)-stə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of installation

  1. 1 :  the act of installing :  the state of being installed

  2. 2 :  something that is installed for use

  3. 3 :  a military camp, fort, or base

  4. 4 :  a work of art that usually consists of multiple components often in mixed media and that is exhibited in a usually large space in an arrangement specified by the artist

Examples of installation in a Sentence

  1. The cable company offers lower prices and free installation.

  2. These products are designed for easy installation.

  3. Her installation as president will take place tomorrow.

  4. The room contained the company's large computer installation.

Recent Examples of installation from the Web

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First Known Use of installation

15th century


INSTALLATION Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of installation for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of making a machine, a service, etc., ready to be used in a certain place : the act of installing something

  • : a ceremony in which someone is put in an official or important job

  • : something (such as a piece of equipment) that is put together and made ready for use


INSTALLATION Defined for Kids

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noun in·stal·la·tion \ˌin-stə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of installation for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of putting something in place for use :  the state of being put in place for use

  2. 2 :  something put in place for use



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