emplacement


em·place·ment

noun \-ˈplā-smənt\

: a position that is specially prepared for a weapon

: the act of putting something (such as a weapon) into position

Full Definition of EMPLACEMENT

1
:  the situation or location of something
2
:  a prepared position for weapons or military equipment <radar emplacements>
3
:  a putting into position :  placement

Examples of EMPLACEMENT

  1. secret emplacement of missiles on the island
  2. <the emplacement of the house, which is between two hulking mansions, makes it seem smaller than it is>

Origin of EMPLACEMENT

French, from Middle French emplacer to emplace, from en- + place
First Known Use: 1802

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