site

site
[[t]sa͟ɪt[/t]]
♦♦
sites, siting, sited
1) N-COUNT: oft n N A site is a piece of ground that is used for a particular purpose or where a particular thing happens.

He became a hod carrier on a building site.

...a bat sanctuary with special nesting sites...

2) N-COUNT: usu the N of n The site of an important event is the place where it happened.

Scientists have described the Aral sea as the site of the worst ecological disaster on earth...

Plymouth Hoe is renowned as the site where Drake played bowls before tackling the Spanish Armada.

3) N-COUNT A site is a piece of ground where something such as a statue or building stands or used to stand.

...the site of Moses' tomb.

...the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which is regarded by some as Christianity's holiest site.

4) N-COUNT A site is the same as a website.
5) VERB: usu passive If something is sited in a particular place or position, it is put there or built there.

[be V-ed prep/adv] He said chemical weapons had never been sited in Germany.

[V-ed] ...a damp, old castle, romantically sited on a river estuary.

Derived words:
siting N-SING usu the N of n

...controls on the siting of gas storage vessels.

6) PHRASE If someone or something is on site, they are in a particular area or group of buildings where people work, study, or stay.

It is cheaper to have extra building work done when the builder is on site, rather than bringing him back for a small job.

...the on-site supermarket.

7) PHRASE If someone or something is off site, they are away from a particular area or group of buildings where people work, study, or stay.

There is ample car parking off site.

...off-site accommodation.


English dictionary. 2008.

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