Etymology
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installation (n.)

mid-15c., "action of installing," in reference to church offices or other positions, from Medieval Latin installationem (nominative installatio), noun of action from past participle stem of installare (see install). Of machinery, etc., "act of setting up, a placing in position for use," from 1882.

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Definitions of installation

installation (n.)
the act of installing something (as equipment);
the telephone installation took only a few minutes
Synonyms: installing / installment / instalment
installation (n.)
a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry;
Synonyms: facility
installation (n.)
a formal entry into an organization or position or office;
he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame
Synonyms: initiation / induction
From wordnet.princeton.edu