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em·place·ment

 (ĕm-plās′mənt)
n.
1. A prepared position, such as a mounting or silo, for a military weapon.
2. The act of putting into a certain position; placement.
3. Position; location.

[French, from obsolete emplacer, to place in position : en-, in; see en-1 + Old French place, open space; see place.]

emplacement

(ɪmˈpleɪsmənt)
n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a prepared position for the siting of a gun or other weapon
2. the act of putting or state of being put in place
[C19: from French, from obsolete emplacer to put in position, from place]

em•place•ment

(ɛmˈpleɪs mənt)

n.
1. a space prepared for the positioning of an artillery piece or other heavy weapon.
2. a putting in place or position.
[1795–1805; < French, < obsolete emplacer to place]

emplacement

1. A prepared position for one or more weapons or pieces of equipment, for protection against hostile fire or bombardment, and from which they can execute their tasks.
2. The act of fixing a gun in a prepared position from which it may be fired.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emplacement - military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weaponemplacement - military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
gun emplacement, weapons emplacement - an emplacement for a gun
military installation - any facility servicing military forces
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
2.emplacement - the act of putting something in a certain placeemplacement - the act of putting something in a certain place
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
stratification - the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination
juxtaposition, collocation, apposition - the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
interposition, intervention - the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
orientation - the act of orienting
planting - the act of fixing firmly in place; "he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway"
implantation - the act of planting or setting in the ground
repositioning - the act of placing in a new position
set - the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat"
superposition - the placement of one thing on top of another
fingering - the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
superposition - (geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide

emplacement

noun
1. position, situation, station, site, platform, lodgment Overlooking the terrace was a gun emplacement.
2. positioning, placing, stationing, setting up, location, placement, putting in place the possible emplacement of radioactive waste canisters in the deep sea

emplacement

noun
The place where a person or thing is located:
Translations

emplacement

[ɪmˈpleɪsmənt] N (Mil) → emplazamiento m

emplacement

[ɪmˈpleɪsmənt] n (for gun)emplacement m

emplacement

n (Mil) → Stellung f
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