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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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The majority of the papers, 10 out of 13, are essentially case studies based on field data of sill and dyke emplacement.
The taggant sensing system will not only aid troops in the detection of IEDs but also allow for the collection of real-time intelligence related to IED emplacement.
Detect -- use intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) assets to identify the emplacement and location of obstacles.
Today, only the fog and williwaws visit the emplacements and rusting machines of war wasting away oft the tundra and treeless mountains, but here was a battle pitting warriors against each other and nature against all--a battle not to he forgotten in a place called Attu.
We need to do this for three primary reasons--reduced logistical requirements, faster emplacement times, and smaller manpower requirements.
The Second Edition of this unique pocket field guide has been thoroughly revised and updated to include advances in physical volcanology, emplacement of magmas and interpreting structures and textures in igneous rocks.
Expression of interest for are invited for Emplacement & rate contract for supply of repair & maintenance items group a: plumbing items.
Ce meme site fera egalement etat des caracteristiques de chaque morceaude terre, avec des cartes detaillees sur son emplacement ainsi que les dessins techniques de l'ensemble de ce projet.
Near a bandstand (now demolished) was a barrage balloon emplacement.
Other finds in some 140 trenches at the site include Roman coins, a 19th century fowling boat and a gun emplacement from the Second World War.
8 pounds, the Mini-Sensor is approximately the size of a baseball and can be easily transported to a mission and concealed upon emplacement.