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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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Two mortar emplacements and a heavy machine-gun belonging to the Takfiri militants were also destroyed.
La plupart des notifications portent sur [beaucoup moins que]l'affichage en dehors des emplacements reserves legalement a cet effet ou en dehors des heures autorisees[beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il fait savoir.
Operational control will then be transferred to two unnamed national organisations which have been chosen as the preferred operator after the council sought expressions of interests, The island also features a number of historic buildings including a lighthouse built in 1737 and Victorian and World War II gun emplacements.
Quatre de ces emplacements sont sur la Mediterranee - El Beheira, Kafr El-Cheikh, El-Dahakliya et Damiette - un est pres de Suez, sur le golfe de Suez, et un a Ismailiya, sur le canal de Suez.
The Israeli gunners fired the shells from emplacements straddling the demarcation line around the strip.
And behind sandbag emplacements, other soldiers man machine guns.
45 FILM:THE GUNS OF NAVARONE (1961) Allied soldiers are sent to sabotage German artillery emplacements.
Sometimes in parks, in bridges by the Mersey, and near the Sefton coast, there are World War Two air raid shelters or bunkers or gun emplacements.
The initial tasks were to re-excavate the underground magazines and the two Barbette gun emplacements.
An elite group of Allied soldiers is dispatched to sabotage vital German artillery emplacements, despite the seemingly insurmountable odds and the possibility of a traitor in their midst.
It is made up of twin gun emplacements, searchlight platforms, an observation post, rangefinder tower and an engine house.
Six witnesses have told police they were abused at the site, where there is a network of underground bunkers and gun emplacements.