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ˈplæs ərplac·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. placer(noun)

    an alluvial deposit that contains particles of some valuable mineral

Webster Dictionary

  1. Placer(noun)

    one who places or sets

    Etymology: [Sp.]

  2. Placer(noun)

    a deposit of earth, sand, or gravel, containing valuable mineral in particles, especially by the side of a river, or in the bed of a mountain torrent

    Etymology: [Sp.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Placer

    plas′er, n. a place where the superficial detritus is washed for gold, &c.: hence any place holding treasures. [Sp.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. placer

    A Spanish nautical term for shoal or deposit. Also, for deposits of precious minerals.

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  1. Carpel

  2. Parcel

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of placer in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of placer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    fortification consisting of a low wall
    • A. anil
    • B. wavering
    • C. lumberman
    • D. breastwork

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