from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. In the original position.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. in its original position or place
- adv. in its original position or place
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In its natural or original position or place; in position; -- said specif., in geology, of a rock, soil, or fossil, when in the situation in which it was originally formed or deposited.
- adv. In its original position; not extending beyond the place of origin; localized and undisturbed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In its site or position; in its original or proper location; in place; in the place which it occupied at the time it was formed or (in speaking of artificial constructions) built: in geological use applied to a mass of rock which is in its proper place, as a part of the formation to which it belongs, whether stratified or unstratified.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in the original or natural place or site
Latin in sitū : in, in + sitū, ablative of situs, place.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin in + sitū (ablative singular of situs). (Wiktionary)