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in situ wordnet sense
/ˌin ˈsīto͞o/,/ˈsē-/,
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In its original place,
  1. In its original place
    • - mosaics and frescoes have been left in situ
    • - a collection of in situ pumping engines
  2. In position
    • - her guests were all in situ

  1. in the original or natural place or site; "carcinoma in situ"; "the archeologists left the pottery in place"
  2. being in the original position; not having been moved; "the archeologists could date the vase because it was in-situ"; "an in-situ investigator"
  3. In situ is a Latin phrase meaning in the place. It is used in many different contexts.
  4. in its original position or place; in its original position or place
  5. Alternative spelling of in situ
  6. a Latin term meaning "in place" or not removed.
  7. In place, i.e., in situ density of a sample of water is its density at its original depth.
  8. in place; localized and confined to one area. A very early stage of cancer.
  9. inspection or measurement sensor inside the process tool
  10. occurring in place or at a specific site. Carcinoma in situ is a tumor that has not invaded surrounding tissues.
  11. In its original place or position. In-situ recovery refers to various methods used to recover deeply buried bitumen deposits, including steam injection, solvent injection and firefloods.
  12. archaeological items are said to be "in situ " when they are found in the location where they were last deposited.
  13. Refers to carrying out experiments or tests with intact tissues.
  14. in the wild, i.e. in the species’ natural habitat
  15. A term used to indicate that cancerous cells are present in the duct but have not spread to the glandular tissue.
  16. "as situated" is (along with in vivo) the opposite of in vitro. [3]
  17. refers to the synthesis of a reactive intermediate, which is not isolated since it is too difficult or too dangerou
  18. A term that literally meaning, “in place.” (See also ductal carcinoma in situ, lobular carcinoma in situ.)
  19. The earliest stage of cancer, before the cancer has spread, when it is limited to a small number of cells and has not invaded the organ itself.
  20. On site, constructed or conserved in position.
  21. to work on an item where it is sited rather than take it offsite.
  22. Cancer at an early stage, which has not spread to neighbouring tissues.
  23. A constituent is said to remain in situ (i.e. 'in place') if it doesn't undergo a given kind of movement operation.
  24. In the position which it will finally occupy, e.g. molding or forming foam.
  25. Refers to the processing of shale oil or, more commonly, the production of tar sands/bitumen in their original geologic position as opposed to mining and then processing the hydrocarbon.