gun emplacement

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Noun1.gun emplacement - an emplacement for a gun
emplacement - military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
nest - a kind of gun emplacement; "a machine-gun nest"; "a nest of snipers"
pillbox - a small enclosed gun emplacement (usually of fortified concrete)
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In his book Pakistan Handbook, a famous writer Isobel Shaw authors: 'The old gun emplacement on the Southern end of the fort mound is a platform with a good view over Shah Rukn-i-Alam's tomb, in one direction, and the old city of Multan in the other.
I also remember Gunny running over to a machine gun emplacement during a firefight in Iraq to pour a bottle of his oil over an entire barrel.
Two sailors, one casually sitting and the other standing, were raking a gun emplacement with automatic rifles.
20am on June 6, regroup in Occupied France and knock out communications to the infamous Merville Battery, a formidable gun emplacement on the coastal strip north of Caen.
The Israelis did not say whether the Syrian position that was hit a machine gun emplacement belonged to Syrian government forces or to rebels.
A century before, in the Spanish period, a castillo--a fortified gun emplacement or battery--had stood watch on the sea from the cliff just above the detached crag later known as Castle Rock.
Points of interest include the remains of a Napoleonic cannonball oven and a World War II gun emplacement.
High fashion and Viennese cafes apparently existed right alongside the occasional sandbagged gun emplacement and corpses on the street.
The sappers found a machine gun emplacement to blow up.
It's probably too large to be a gun emplacement, says Everett.
4) "C" pivot offers to a Central pivot gun emplacement where the mounting could turn a full 360 degrees.