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Pronunciation:  em'pleysmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of putting something in a certain place or location
  2. [n]  military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon

EMPLACEMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: locating, location, placement, position, positioning
 See Also: activity, apposition, collocation, fingering, gun emplacement, implantation, interposition, juxtaposition, military installation, orientation, planting, repositioning, set, stratification, superposition, weapons emplacement



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Em*place"ment\, n. [Cf. F. emplacement.]
A putting in, or assigning to, a definite place;
localization; as, the emplacement of a structure.

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