emplacement

(redirected from emplacements)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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
References in classic literature ?
He noted machine-gun emplacements cunningly hidden from the view of the British and listening posts placed well out in No Man's Land.
Would you like to know where several machinegun emplacements are hidden?
According to the military source, who wished to remain anonymous due to media restrictions, the PKK terrorists and their shelters and weapon emplacements were initially identified by drones.
The source added that the Syrian raids also targeted ISIS movement axes and fortifications in Abu Hanaia and Salba in the eastern countryside of Salamiyeh in Hama, resulting in the death of a number of ISIS terrorists and the destruction of weapons and artillery emplacements.
Les formats d~affichage sont les suivants: panneaux 12 m2 (4x3 m), 8 mtres carrs (3,20x2,40 m) et/ou 2 m2 (1,20x1,76 m) pour les emplacements lumineux; panneaux 12 m2 (4x3 m), 8 mtres carrs (3,20x2,40 m) et/ou 2 m2 (1,20x1,76 m) pour les emplacements non lumineux.
According to India Today, the Indian authorities will set up a round-the-clock control room to monitor the signals received from the Israeli radar emplacements in the Kashmir Valley and along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan.
The Central Command of the Coalition Operations said in a statement that it carried out eight strikes in Iraq near areas of Bashir, Baiji, Heet, Mosul, Qayyarah, Ramadi, Tal Afar and al-Waleed, targeted weapons caches and artillery systems, emplacements of rocket firing and locations of the elements of Daash gangs.
A total of 33 IS targets were hit by Howitzers, the army said in a release, adding that targets included gun emplacements, Katyusha rocket launchers and mortars.
Separate raids were also conducted on PKK caves, shelters and weapon emplacements in Turkey's mainly Kurdish Sirnak province, AP quoted the military as saying.
Le departement de l'interieur appelle tous les citoyens a informer en urgence les unites de securite de leurs emplacements a travers ces numeros :
The army, in cooperation with popular defense groups, destroyed mortar emplacements and arms belonging to the terrorists in the Northern countryside of Lattakia.
South of the border are the dense Iraqi defenses-large, curved earthworks, circular gun emplacements and straight connecting roads to link everything.