on-site

[ on-sahyt, awn- ]
/ ˈɒnˌsaɪt, ˈɔn- /
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adjective

accomplished or located at the site of a particular activity or concern: on-site medical treatment for accident victims.

Nearby words

  1. on-ramp,
  2. on-record,
  3. on-screen,
  4. on-seam,
  5. on-season,
  6. on-stream,
  7. on-target,
  8. on-the-job,
  9. on-the-record,
  10. on-the-scene

Origin of on-site

First recorded in 1955–60

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for on-site

on-site

adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper