Associations to the word «Installation»


INSTALLATION, noun. An act of installing.
INSTALLATION, noun. Something installed, especially the whole of a system of machines, apparatus, and accessories, when set up and arranged for practical working, as in electric lighting, transmission of power, etc.
INSTALLATION, noun. A work of installation art.
INSTALLATION, noun. A grouping of facilities that constitute a permanent military base
INSTALLATION ART, noun. A genre of art which incorporates any media, including the physical features of the site, to create a conceptual experience in a particular environment.

Dictionary definition

INSTALLATION, noun. The act of installing something (as equipment); "the telephone installation took only a few minutes".
INSTALLATION, noun. A building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility".
INSTALLATION, noun. 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".

Wise words

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