from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A prepared position, such as a mounting or silo, for a military weapon.
- n. The act of putting into a certain position; placement.
- n. Position; location.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An installation that houses a military weapon.
- n. A place where a thing is located; the act of placing something somewhere.
- n. 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A putting in, or assigning to, a definite place; localization.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A placing or fixing in place; location.
- n. Place or site.
- n. The platform or bed prepared for a gun and its carriage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of putting something in a certain place
- n. military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
This dazzle painting of a gun emplacement is cool: Link.
The emplacement is a small mountain in itself; the men have run out into holes.
The numerous white spots all about the emplacement are the craters caused by the bombs which were rained upon it.
We use this word "emplacement" a lot in this show because ever since Feminism in the 70s there has been a focus on the body as a site, a political site and a site of subjectivity and I think that yes, our bodies are involved, but it also happens to be where we are at this place at this time at any given moment that affects our subjectivity.
In it a team of Allied commandos take on the suicidal mission of destroying a massive German gun emplacement watching over a vital sea channel.
The proscription for economic stimilus under the current economic situation becomes emplacement of a two (2%) percent tariff, reemplacement of Corporate and Business taxes, and sharp reduction of Government expenditure (I live for the day when this expenditure is less than 14.3% of GDP).
And it wasn't until the mid-1990s when the Philippines suddenly discovered, on an obscure atoll, one of these rocks, that there was, in fact, not uninhabited rock but a Chinese concrete military emplacement.
And it wasn't until the mid-1990s when the Philippines suddenly discovered, on an obscure atoll, one of these rocks, that there was, in fact, not uninhabited rock but a Chinese concrete military emplacement that had appeared unbeknownst to them.
The worst of it is that each newspaper disappearing below the horizon carries with it, if not a point of view, at least a potential emplacement for one.
If you don't work to mitigate the recruitment and the enticement for emplacement of IEDs, you will spend an enormous amount of blood and treasure dealing with each individual IED that is put against you.