emplace emplace

Definition(s):

  1. (v) provide a new emplacement for guns
  2. (v) put into place or position

Usage(s):

  • A smooth sea enabled us to get more troops ashore and to emplace some artillery.

News

  • That sinking feeling on the Mississippi Delta

    Every engineering control has its drawbacks. As communities upstream of the Mississippi Delta continue to emplace dams and other flood control measures to prevent community flooding, less sediment is pulled from the lands upstream. Flood control measures have eliminated about half of the annual supply of marshland sediment to the Mississippi Delta. The existing soils continue to compact and sink ...
    on April 21, 2014     Source: Environmental News Network

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fathom fathom
/ˈfæ ðəm /