Definitions

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

  • adj. Done or located at the site, as of a particular activity: on-site monitoring of a production run; an on-site film shoot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. taking place, or located, on a particular site or in a particular building, as opposed to at a remote site or factory

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Taking place or located at the indicated site. Opposed to off-site.

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

  • adj. taking place or located at the site

Etymologies

on +‎ site (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And we are continuously faced, especially after 9/11, with numerous challenges that we need to work together to collaborate and meet those challenges on," said U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Carmen Ortiz, who called the on-site task force "groundbreaking."

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  • The software is designed to work across different systems in data centers, whether on-site at a company or housed in a cloud computing environment; it also offers cloud-based security services for web applications.

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  • Finally, the FTC alleged that defendants falsely represented that its facilities, “Warner Laboratories” and “National Institute for Clinical Weight Loss,” were bona fide research/medical facilities that engaged in scientific medical research and product testing at on-site facilities.

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  • Apart from drawing up long-term plans, teams of engineers from both Hitachi and Toshiba have been working off- and on-site at Fukushima Daiichi to help Tepco with its efforts to cool the nuclear reactors to prevent further releases of radioactive materials.

    Companies Vie for Plant-Closing Job

  • Caleb: Who here has invested time in on-site search analysis [Very few hands].

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  • I have a lot of respect for the organizers of the workshop; they packed a lot into our 44 hours on-site at Pendle Hill, yet it didn't feel rushed or overloaded.

    Days and weeks

  • Independence students from First Bots of Independence (the “FBI”) will also be present to show off their award-winning robotic designs, and Cable Dahmer Chevrolet will be on-site to display “Transformers” cars like the ones featured in the film.

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  • Credibility Alliance verifies these standards based on the non-profit's financial statements, annual reports and other documents, as well as on-site visits.

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  • Without on-site inspections, it's impossible to say for sure: As a report by the Council on Foreign Relations noted a decade ago, "China stands out as the least transparent by far of all the nuclear-weapon states."

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  • His offer was refused even though he was probably more qualified than the non existent “engineer” who was supposed to be on-site and giving us the luxury of running hot water.

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