INSTALLATION , the
See also:action of installing or formally placing some one in occupation of an
See also:office or place . The med .
See also:Lat. installare meant literally " to place in a seat or
See also:stall " (stallum), and the word, as now, was particularly used of the ceremonial induction of an ecclesiastic, such as a
See also:canon or prebendary, to his stall in his
See also:choir . Similarly knights of an
See also:order of chivalry are ceremonially led to their stalls in the
See also:chapel of their order . The
See also:term is transferred to any formal
See also:establishment in office or position . From a French use of installer and installation, the word is frequently applied in a transferred sense to the fixing in position and making ready for use of a
See also:mechanical, particularly electrical, apparatus or plant .
INSPIRATION (Lat. inspirare, breathe upon or into)
INSTALMENT (for earlier stallment or estallment, fr...
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