Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective In the original position.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb 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.
  • adverb (Med.) In its original position; not extending beyond the place of origin; localized and undisturbed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective in its original position or place
  • adverb in its original position or place

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in the original or natural place or site

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin in sitū : in, in + sitū, ablative of situs, place.]

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From Latin in + sitū (ablative singular of situs).

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