Meaning of INSTALLATION in English


ˌinztəˈlāshən, ˌin(t)stə- noun

( -s )

Etymology: French or Medieval Latin; French, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin installation-, installatio, from installatus (past participle of installare ) + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

1. : an act of installing or the state of being installed: as

a. : the giving possession of an office, rank, or order with the usual rites or ceremonies

b. : establishment

c. : the setting up or placing in position for service or use


a. : something that is installed for use

admired the new plumbing installation

b. installations plural : appointments, furnishings, equipment

the installations were of excellent quality and in very good taste

3. : land and improvements installed thereon devoted to military purposes

forts, training camps, and other army installations

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