HyperDic: installation

English > 3 senses of the word installation:
NOUNactinstallation, installing, installment, instalmentthe act of installing something (as equipment)
artifactinstallation, facilitya building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
eventinstallation, initiation, inductiona formal entry into an organization or position or office
installation > pronunciation
Soundsih.nstahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > installation: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of installing something (as equipment).
Example"the telephone installation took only a few minutes"
Synonymsinstalling, installment, instalment
Broaderbeginning, start, commencementThe act of starting something
Spanishinstalación
Catalaninstal·lació
Verbsinstallset up for use
installput into an office or a position
English > installation: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry.
Synonymfacility
Narrowerairfield, landing field, flying field, fieldA place where planes take off and land
arboretum, botanical gardenA facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
athletic facilityA facility for athletic events
backroomThe meeting place of a group of leaders who make their decisions via private negotiations
cafeteria facility(usually plural) facilities for providing food for employees or visitors
communication system, communication equipmentfacility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information
coursefacility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
depository, deposit, depositary, repositoryA facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
drive-inAny installation designed to accommodate patrons in their automobiles
forum, assembly, meeting placeA public facility to meet for open discussion
gas systemfacility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service
menagerie, zoo, zoological gardenThe facility where wild animals are housed / housed for exhibition
military installationAny facility servicing military forces
power system, power grid, gridA system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
rangeA place for shooting / shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds
recreational facility, recreation facilityA public facility for recreation / recreation
sewage system, sewer system, sewage worksfacility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
sourceA facility where something is available
stationA facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
transportation system, transportation, transitA facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
utilityA facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat / heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal
water system, water supply, waterA facility that provides a source of water
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishinstalación, local, servicio
Catalaninstal·lació
Verbsinstallplace
English > installation: 3 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA formal entry into an organization or position or office.
Example "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"
Synonymsinitiation, induction
Narrowerbar mitzvah(Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 13th birthday of a Jewish boy and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
bat mitzvah, bath mitzvah, bas mitzvah(Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
coronation, enthronement, enthronization, enthronisation, investitureThe ceremony of installing a new monarch
inauguration, inauguralThe ceremonial induction into a position
Broaderceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observanceA formal event performed on a special occasion
Spanishiniciación
Catalancerimònia d'iniciació, iniciació
Verbsinstallput into an office or a position

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