placement

Primary Meanings of placement

1.
n
the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
2.
n
contact established between applicants and prospective employees
Full Definitions of placement
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n the spatial property of the way in which something is placed

“the placement of the chairs”
Synonyms:
arrangement
Types:
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formation
a particular spatial arrangement
columniation
(architecture) the arrangement of columns (especially freestanding columns) in a structure
composing, composition
the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
fenestration
the arrangement of windows in a building
balance, proportion, proportionality
harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
alignment
the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
misalignment
the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned
ramification
an arrangement of branching parts
spacing, spatial arrangement
the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
tandem
an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
raster
the rectangular formation of parallel scanning lines that guide the electron beam on a television screen or a computer monitor
rig, rigging
formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
split
(tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl
true
proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
openness
without obstructions to passage or view
distance
the property created by the space between two objects or points
dispersion, distribution
the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
compactness, concentration, denseness, density, tightness
the spatial property of being crowded together
Type of:
position, spatial relation
the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

n the act of putting something in a certain place

Synonyms:
emplacement, locating, location, position, positioning
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stratification
the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination
apposition, collocation, juxtaposition
the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
interposition, intervention
the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
orientation
the act of orienting
planting
the act of fixing firmly in place
implantation
the act of planting or setting in the ground
repositioning
the act of placing in a new position
set
the act of putting something in position
superposition
the placement of one thing on top of another
fingering
the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
superposition
(geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide
tessellation
the careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern
Type of:
activity
any specific behavior
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n contact established between applicants and prospective employees

“the agency provided placement services”
Type of:
contact
close interaction

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