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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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As a result of the airstrikes, a number of terrorists were killed and armored vehicles, vehicles equipped with machineguns, artillery emplacements and fortifications were destroyed.
Two mortar emplacements and a heavy machine-gun belonging to the Takfiri militants were also destroyed.
AS the Allies sailed from Britain To assemble just off the coast of France Then on the morning of the sixth Started their approach To their inidivdual beaches they sailed To drive back those unwanted invaders As thousands of bullets Rip through the air From gun emplacements Built thick and strong While waiting soldiers take cover Where they can As explosive squads Take out the obstacles that are in the way So they can get off the bloodridden beaches As their comrades and friends lie dying With blood and bodies on the beaches Then to secure the high ground For the rest to follow On this bloody day Six of June, 1944.
4 emplacements de choix ont ete identifies dont deux a Casablanca et deux a Rabat.
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.
En realite, ces emplacements sont soumis a une etude drastique d'apres le charge de la communication et des relations publiques aupres de l'operateur de la telephonie mobile, Mobilis, Mohamed-Salah Ds.
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.