Definition of installation
2 : something that is installed for use
3 : a military camp, fort, or base
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
The cable company offers lower prices and free installation.
These products are designed for easy installation.
Her installation as president will take place tomorrow.
The room contained the company's large computer installation.
Recent Examples of installation from the Web
Like that installation, this show, which opened on Thursday, turns Mr. Gordon’s own performance history into a hall of mirrors.
Under former President Barack Obama, U.S. carbon emissions slid steadily, driven by auto efficiency rules, cheap natural gas and skyrocketing installations of solar and wind facilities.
The lineup of artists featured in the show includes Karina Smigla-Bobinski, Shawn Causey, Mark Daniell, Davis McCarty, Michael Murphy, Adam Belt and other international creators known for multimedia installations.
Patterson has designed sets for the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater, as well as installations and direction for the San Francisco, Atlanta and Philadelphia orchestras.
The Pentagon has pushed for additional installations and plans to have eight more by the end of the year.
Installation of new railroad ties and materials will smooth out the crossing.
More than 950 cadets are expected to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday at the installation’s football stadium.
The township agreed to giving the group a $25,000 grant for the installation of a new playground on the front field of Leigh.
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First Known Use of installation
INSTALLATION Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of installation for Students
1 : the act of putting something in place for use : the state of being put in place for use
2 : something put in place for use
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