Definition of emplace
: to put into position missiles emplaced around the city
Examples of emplace in a Sentence
the plan is to emplace more guns on the ridge north of the camp
Recent Examples of emplace from the Web
How do such large lava flows get emplaced on the ocean floor?
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Origin and Etymology of emplace
back-formation from emplacement
First Known Use: circa 1627See Words from the same year
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