Installation definition

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A work of art requiring construction or elaborate setting up at its exhibition site: an installation typically makes use of a variety of media and often includes nontraditional media, as projected images or taped sounds.
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A permanent military base.
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A system of machinery or other apparatus set up for use.
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An installing or being installed.
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The act of installing or giving possession of an office, rank, or order, with the usual rites or ceremonies; as, the installation of an ordained minister in a parish.
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An example of installation art.
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The act of installing.
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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.
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Any military post, camp, base, etc.
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The state of being installed.
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A grouping of facilities that constitute a permanent military base.
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Something installed; specif., a complete mechanical apparatus fixed in position for use.

A heating installation.

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The definition of an installation is the act of putting something in, a device that stays in one place, a military base, or an art piece that often involves building and different types of materials.

Getting your new air conditioner put in is an example of an installation.

The control panel that you use to manage your home's temperature is an example of an installation.

An example of an installation is the Cheyenne Mountain Complex, built into the side of a Colorado mountain.

An artist building large shapes out of sticks in public spaces is an example of an art installation.

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Noun

Singular:
installation
Plural:
installations

Origin of installation