Definition of emplacement
- radar emplacements
secret emplacement of missiles on the island
the emplacement of the house, which is between two hulking mansions, makes it seem smaller than it is
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First Known Use: 1742See Words from the same year
: a position that is specially prepared for a weapon
: the act of putting something (such as a weapon) into position
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