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Pronunciation:  `instu'leyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of installing something (as equipment); "the telephone installation took only a few minutes"
  2. [n]  a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
  3. [n]  a formal entry into a position or office; "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"

INSTALLATION is a 12 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: facility, induction, initiation, installing, installment
 See Also: airfield, arboretum, artefact, artifact, assembly, athletic facility, backroom, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, bat mitzvah, bath mitzvah, beginning, botanical garden, cafeteria facility, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, commencement, communication equipment, communication system, coronation, course, deposit, depository, drive-in, enthronement, enthronisation, enthronization, field, flying field, forum, gas system, grid, inaugural, inauguration, investiture, landing field, meeting place, menagerie, military installation, observance, power grid, power system, range, recreation facility, recreational facility, repository, sewage system, sewage works, sewer system, source, start, station, transit, transportation, transportation system, utility, water, water supply, water system, zoo, zoological garden



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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,

Thesaurus Terms
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