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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Installation  \In`stal*la"tion\,  n.  [F.  installation,  LL 
  installatio:  cf  It  installazione  See  {Install}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  On  the  election,  the  bishop  gives  a  mandate  for  his 
  installation.  --Ayliffe. 
 
  2.  (Mech.)  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  installation 
  n  1:  the  act  of  installing  something  (as  equipment);  "the 
  telephone  installation  took  only  a  few  minutes"  [syn:  {installing}, 
  {installment}] 
  2:  something  created  to  provide  a  particular  service;  "the 
  assembly  plant  is  an  enormous  facility"  [syn:  {facility}] 
  3:  a  formal  entry  into  a  position  or  office;  "his  initiation 
  into  the  club";  "he  was  ordered  to  report  for  induction 
  into  the  arm"  [syn:  {initiation},  {induction}] 




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