Definition of Emplacement

1. Noun. Military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon.

Specialized synonyms: Gun Emplacement, Weapons Emplacement
Generic synonyms: Military Installation
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Derivative terms: Emplace



2. Noun. The act of putting something in a certain place.

Definition of Emplacement

1. n. A putting in, or assigning to, a definite place; localization; as, the emplacement of a structure.

Definition of Emplacement

1. Noun. An installation that houses a military weapon. ¹

2. Noun. A place where a thing is located; the act of placing something somewhere. ¹

3. Noun. (geology) The inclusion of igneous rock in older rocks, or the development or localization of an ore body in older rocks. The latter is referred to as ore deposition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emplacement

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Emplacement

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1. An Encyclopædia of Agriculture: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon (1826)
"Ag.) Fences may be considered in regard to their emplacement or siuation, ... The emplacement or disposition of fences on a farm or an estate, ..."

2. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"The British in desperate fighting used few troops other emplacement FOR THE LONG-RANGE GERMAN GUN than those which held front lines. ..."

3. The Dover Patrol 1915-1917 by Reginald Hugh Spencer Bacon (1919)
"... design of the mounting—Their employment in monitors—Transport to their shore emplacement—Adapting th» Palace Hotel, Westende, to war purposes. ..."

4. Lower Canada Reports =: Décisions Des Tribunaux Du Bas-Canada by Simon Lelièvre (1857)
"Devenu propriétaire de cet emplacement, Beaupré avait le droit d'exercer, sur la moitié de la terre appartenant à sa femme, la servitude active qui avait ..."

5. The New York Times Current History (1918)
"Owing to the position of the machine-gun emplacement, it was extremely difficult to work round a flank. However, this man with great gallantry •worked his ..."

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