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Emplacement   /ɪmplˈeɪsmənt/   Listen
Emplacement

noun
1.
Military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon.
2.
The act of putting something in a certain place.  Synonyms: locating, location, placement, position, positioning.



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"Emplacement" Quotes from Famous Books



... puisees a terre, augmenter leur materiel de guerre, renforcer leurs equipages, ni faire des enrolements volontaires, meme parmi leurs nationaux. (c) Ils doivent s'abstenir de toute enquete sur les forces, l'emplacement ou les ressources de leurs ennemis, ne pas appareiller brusquement pour poursuivre ceux qui leur seraient signales; en un mot, s'abstenir de faire du lieu de leur residence la base d'une operation quelconque contre l'ennemi. (3) Il ne peut etre fourni a un belligerant ...
— Letters To "The Times" Upon War And Neutrality (1881-1920) • Thomas Erskine Holland

... "Boot" and "Brick," on its summit, and sweeping on to clean out the dug-outs beyond. There were many Germans on and around the heap, and in a short time between 80 and 100 were killed, nearly all with the bayonet. Serjeant Needham stormed a trench mortar emplacement, himself accounting for most of the crew. Serjeant Roberts, formerly of the Transport, and with his Company for the first time, was much annoyed to find a bayonet through his arm, but did not stop until he had dealt with its owner and any of his friends he could find. ...
— The Fifth Leicestershire - A Record Of The 1/5th Battalion The Leicestershire Regiment, - T.F., During The War, 1914-1919. • J.D. Hills



Words linked to "Emplacement" :   activity, military machine, apposition, emplace, orientation, intervention, military installation, repositioning, collocation, armed services, superposition, implantation, military, stratification, interposition, armed forces, set, war machine, planting, fingering, juxtaposition



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