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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 authors argue that neither analogue nor numerical modelling has been particularly successful in resolving questions related to high-level magma 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 horizontal emplacement and retrieval equipment was designed and fabricated especially for the waste packages.
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.
Les autorites regionales de Gabes viennent de recevoir l'accord du ministere de la Sante sur la creation, dans la ville, d'un hopital ayant un caractere universitaire et le choix de son emplacement propose, depuis le 7 janvier dernier, par la delegation speciale du Conseil regional, annonce, vendredi, le gouverneur Mongi Thameur, dans une declaration a l'agence TAP.
Les personnes responsables de cet emplacement doivent revoir leur copie, la moindre rupture d'un cable qui maintient l'antenne peut etre a l'origine d'un veritable drame[beaucoup plus grand que] temoigne un citoyen, pere de deux fillettes scolarisees dans cet etablissement.
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.
The Dala granitoids formed from Gangdese-type magmas that assimilated approximately 50% crustal material from the Greater Himalayan Crystallines (GHC) and/or Tethyan Himalayan Sequence (THS) prior to emplacement at relatively shallow crustal levels.
Near a bandstand (now demolished) was a barrage balloon emplacement.