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[on-sahyt, awn-] /ˈɒnˌsaɪt, ˈɔn-/
accomplished or located at the site of a particular activity or concern:
on-site medical treatment for accident victims.
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for on site
  • All sell books and memorabilia on site and on their websites.
  • Most concrete locally is produced in hand-made batches on site.
  • We're all going to get a brief taste of how it works on site.
  • Admission to the garden and on site activities are all free.
  • But it should have been possible to compensate for this shortfall in other ways: using more renewable energy on site, for example.
  • He pointed out that the travellers were breaching the law by remaining on site.
  • Rather than cooking on site, they make a wide range of meals that can last for a couple of days.
  • It costs a lot more to transport than to actually buy on site.
  • Many have been helping with other experiments on site.
  • At the moment, his translucent concrete has to be pre-cast, rather than poured on site.
Word Origin and History for on site



also onsite, 1959, from on + site. Originally in reference to Cold War military inspections.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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