installation


installation
installation in‧stal‧la‧tion [ˌɪnstəˈleɪʆn] noun
1. [countable] a building containing industrial or military equipment and machines:

• large industrial installations

• They targeted their attacks on government installations.

2. [uncountable] when a new piece of equipment is installed somewhere:

• They had allowed $2.7 million for installation of a new computer system.

3. [uncountable] when a new program is put into a computer:

• the installation of new anti-virus software

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installation UK US /ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən/ noun
[U or C] IT the act of putting a program onto a computer: »

She provided me with the resources required for testing the installation of the software.

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Software installations will be carried out by our administrators.

[U or C] the act of putting furniture or equipment into position: »

The installation of extra roof and wall-support structures takes considerable time.

[C] a system or piece of equipment that has been put somewhere: »

The present installations are outdated, and will be removed.

[C] a place with people, buildings, and equipment that has a particular, especially military or industrial, purpose: »

a military/industrial/commercial installation


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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