- the intrusion of igneous rocks into a particular position.
- the development of an ore deposit in a particular place.
Examples from the Web for emplacement
At about an hour before dawn we had got as far as making the emplacement.Bullets & Billets|Bruce Bairnsfather
Sergeant Gosling immediately sprang from the emplacement, drew the shell from the ground, into which it had buried its nose.
Fortunately the sappers who, with fixed bayonets, were stationed near the emplacement, stood firm.South Africa and the Boer-British War, Volume I|J. Castell Hopkins
The enemy then opened heavy enfilade machine-gun fire on his emplacement at a range of 400 yards.
This bottle is very conspicuous because of its emplacement, because it revolves, and because it is illuminated at night.American Adventures|Julian Street