Definition of "situ" []

  • In the natural, original, or appropriate position (adjective)
  • (esp of a cancerous growth or tumour) not seen to be spreading from a localized position (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "situ" in a sentence
  • "Building work when you are in situ is bad, but in the kitchen is the pits."
  • "Part of the program was originally that the exploration systems were planned to use methane-oxygen fuel, which can be mined in situ from the lunar or Martian soil."
  • "This form of analysis in situ is therefore probably not parallelled in any other known methods of analysis."
  • "A malignancy in situ (Hamas in Gaza) does not tend to become more benign after it grows and metastasizes (Hamas in control of the PA)."