Meaning of in situ in English:

in situ

Pronunciation /ɪn ˈsɪtjuː/

Translate in situ into Spanish


  • 1In the original place.

    ‘mosaics and frescoes have been left in situ’
    • ‘The archaeologists were able to date the vase because it was found in situ.’
    • ‘Her mission is preserving populations of native rock grape plants in situ, on site in their native habitat, as part of an ecological preserve.’
    in position, in situ
    1. 1.1In the appropriate position.
      ‘her guests were all in situ’
      • ‘These facilities are now in situ with a planned operational date in October.’


  • Situated in the original place.

    • ‘a collection of in situ pumping engines’