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em•place•ment



Pronunciation: (em-plās'munt), [key]
n.
1. Fort.the space, platform, or the like, for a gun or battery and its accessories.
2. a putting in place or position; location: the emplacement of a wall.
3. Geol.
a. the intrusion of igneous rocks into a particular position.
b. the development of an ore deposit in a particular place.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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