Situs

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Situs (Bot) The method in which the parts of a plant are arranged; also, the position of the parts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n situs Situation; site.
    • n situs In biol., archæol., etc., the proper or original site, place, position, or location of a part or organ, or of any other thing: chiefly in the phrase in situ, in place—that is, not disturbed or disarranged by dissection, excavation, or other process of examination.
    • n situs In law, situation in contemplation of law; locality, actual or recognized. Thus, the forms of transfer of real property must conform to the law of the situs (that is, the jurisdiction within which the property is actually situated); and when it is said that personal property has no situs, it is meant that for certain purposes the law refuses to recognize its actual situs, and inquires for the law applicable to the person of the owner.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Situs site: the proper place of an organ, &c.: locality in law
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., situation
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Low L. situatus—L. situĕre, to place.

Usage


In news:

Situs , a leading provider of global commercial real estate services and consulting solutions, today announced plans for a significant expansion of the firm's Houston headquarters.
Use Of Reserved Hours To Isolate Labor Disputes At A Common Situs.
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In science:

Solutio problematis ad geometriam situs pertinentis.
Interplay between Network Topology and Dynamics in Neural Systems
Kuratowski, Sur l’op´eration A de l’Analysis Situs, Fund.
The monoid consisting of Kuratowski operations
On the foundations of combinatory analysis situs. I, II.
One-Point Suspensions and Wreath Products of Polytopes and Spheres
The Jordan curve theorem was one of the starting points in the modern development of topology (originally called Analysis Situs).
A nonstandard proof of the Jordan curve theorem
Ames, On the theorem of Analysis Situs relating to the division of a plane or of space by a closed curve or surface, Bul l.
A nonstandard proof of the Jordan curve theorem
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