placement

Definitions of placement
  1. noun
    the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
    “the placement of the chairs”
    synonyms: arrangement
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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
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    position, spatial relation
    the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
  2. noun
    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
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    activity
    any specific behavior
  3. noun
    contact established between applicants and prospective employees
    “the agency provided placement services”
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    contact
    close interaction
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