Emplacement Definition

ĕm-plāsmənt
emplacements
noun
emplacements
The act of emplacing; placement.
Webster's New World
The position in which something is placed; specif., the prepared position from which a heavy gun or guns are fired.
Webster's New World
Position; location.
American Heritage

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

Wiktionary

(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.

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Other Word Forms of Emplacement

Noun

Singular:
emplacement
Plural:
emplacements

Origin of Emplacement

  • French from obsolete emplacer to place in position en- in en–1 Old French place open space place

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French emplacement, from en- + placement

    From Wiktionary

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