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emplacement

[em′plās·mənt]
(geology)
Intrusion of igneous rock or development of an ore body in older rocks.
(ordnance)
Prepared position for one or more weapons or pieces of equipment, protecting against hostile fire or bombardment but permitting execution of the mission of the weapons.
Act of fixing a gun in a prepared position from which it may be fired.
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These ages are interpreted as the age of ophiolite emplacement. If the emplacement age (80.5 5.3) of the K-Ar dating is correct then we conclude that the Muslim Bagh ophiolite had formed at 80.2 1.5 Ma and emplaced during or immediately after their formation.
Hb-Pl thermobarometry, to determine emplacement pressure and temperature, followed the methodology of Hammarstrom and Zen (1986) and Hollister et al.
As a fundamental aspect of im/migration, region warrants further attention as a site in the novel that embodies both displacement and emplacement, bridging immigrant and migrant experiences in a common struggle for identity and home.
For several decades it was an emplacement where soldiers with Kalashnikov machine guns prepared to stop the NATO army.
Structure and Emplacement of High-level Magmatic Systems
Geologists in a number of specialties looked a the entire gambit of geological processes associated with the shallow emplacement of magma.
Bari had been identified as a primary IED facilitator, and was responsible for the coordination of IED emplacement in Uruzgan province.
The foam fills all the voids, eroded areas, bug holes, and missing mortar joints; and restores the surface to its original emplacement. Finally a second barrier coat of the silicone modified polyurea provides the third layer of the multi-layer stress skin panel.
"Planned storage of seven times the annual emplacement rate at Yucca Mountain is nothing more than an unlawful interim storage site in embarrassingly thin disguise," Loux said.
The depot also recycles Humvees in a process called recapitalization, refurbishes heavy expanded mobility tactical trucks and is the Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for tactical wheeled vehicles, small emplacement excavators.
Modern times have brought different kinds of threats--the site was used as gun emplacement during Cambodia's prolonged civil war and the surrounding area extensively landmined.
Examples abound in which aircrew traced and foiled improvised explosive device emplacement operations by anticoalition personnel, tracked individual cell movement during Al Fallujah clean-up operations, and produced targeting information that allowed "danger close" missions to be conducted with relative ease.