Definitions of placer

  1. an alluvial deposit that contains particles of some valuable mineral
  2. One who places or sets.
  3. In mining, a deposit of earth, sand, etc., containing gold dust, etc.; a place where gold is obtained by washing.
  4. A place where surface deposits are washed, as for gold.
  5. One who places.
  6. One who places or locates.
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