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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Technology, Industry, Military
installationin‧stal‧la‧tion /ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən/ ●●○ noun  1 [uncountable]TPUT when someone fits a piece of equipment somewhere the installation and maintenance of alarm systems2 [countable]T a piece of equipment that has been fitted in its place The whole computer installation was nearly new.3 [countable]TIPM a place where industrial or military equipment, machinery etc has been put nuclear installations4 [countable] a piece of modern art which can include objects, light, sound etc5 [uncountable] formalSSOBO the ceremony of putting someone in an important job or position the installation of the new bishop
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installationThe bombing raids targeted military installations.the installation of a security systemSurround-sound capabilities can be added to older video installations.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinstallationin‧stal‧la‧tion /ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən/ noun1[countable] a building containing industrial or military equipment and machineslarge industrial installationsThey targeted their attacks on government installations.2[uncountable] when a new piece of equipment is installed somewhereThey had allowed $2.7 million for installation of a new computer system.3[uncountable] when a new program is put into a computerthe installation of new anti-virus software
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