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Definition of "emplacement" [em•place•ment]

  • A prepared position, such as a mounting or silo, for a military weapon. (noun)
  • The act of putting into a certain position; placement. (noun)
  • Position; location. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "emplacement" in a sentence
  • "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."