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Definition of "installation" []

  • The act of installing. (noun)
  • The state of being installed. Also called installment2. (noun)
  • A system of machinery or other apparatus set up for use. (noun)
  • A permanent military base. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "installation" in a sentence
  • "It may help that my SpamAssassin installation is on my own server, and is highly tuned to meet my needs."
  • "The term installation is also applied to the institutio corporalis, or putting in possession of any ecclesiastical benefice whatsoever (see INSTITUTION, CANONICAL); or, again, to the solemn entry of a parish priest into his new parish, even when this solemn act takes place after the parish priest has really been put in possession of his benefice."
  • "Even though the worded concourse may cause a few run ins, I ultimately think that the installation is absolutely fabulous!"