- the intrusion of igneous rocks into a particular position.
- the development of an ore deposit in a particular place.
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It’s often mentioned as one of the possible causes behind this big dinosaur extinction — the plume was responsible for these huge eruptions and the emplacement of these really large volumes of igneous rocks.The New Historian of the Smash That Made the Himalayas|Robin George Andrews|April 14, 2021|Quanta Magazine
The three fugitive slaves, before their escape, had been helping build a Confederate gun emplacement.
The famous Cave Canem, too, the only mosaic that remains intact, has been twice removed from its original emplacement.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun
Every trench, redoubt, and dug-out; every hedge and ditch was recorded, and every gun emplacement shown.The Romance of the Red Triangle|Arthur Keysall Yapp
Nobody cared about left-hand Gun Hill; he was only a 47 howitzer; every glass was clamped on the big yellow emplacement.
In the meantime he has had his gun's name, "Lady Ellen," neatly carved on a stone and put up on his emplacement.
Mattia did not show himself until the soldiers began preparing an emplacement for their gun.The Children of France|Ruth Royce