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active site

  • noun the part of an enzyme or antibody where the chemical reaction occurs
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archeological site

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; dig.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
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bomb site

  • noun an area in a town that has been devastated by bombs
    • they opened a parking lot on the bomb site
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building site

  • noun a lot on which there are no permanent buildings
    vacant lot.
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burial site

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; necropolis.
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camping site

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; campsite; camping area; camping ground; campground.
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drill site

  • noun workplace that is the site of a drill hole
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gaylus-site

Gay"lus-site` noun
Etymology
Named after Gay-Lussac, the French chemist.
Definitions
  1. (Min.) A yellowish white, translucent mineral, consisting of the carbonates of lime and soda, with water.
Webster 1913

internet site

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    website; internet site; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers
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land site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    site.
    • a good site for the school
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launching site

  • noun a place for launching pads
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off-site

  • adjective taking place or located away from the site
    • an off-site waste treatment operation
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on-site

  • adjective taking place or located at the site
    • on-site inspection
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orphan site

  • noun a toxic waste area where the polluter could not be identified or the polluter refused to take action or pay for the cleanup
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portal site

  • noun a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet
    portal.
    • a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc.
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restriction site

  • noun the specific sites at which a restriction enzyme will cleave DNA
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site visit

  • noun a visit in an official capacity to examine a site to determine its suitability for some enterprise
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superfund site

  • noun a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
    Superfund site; toxic waste area.
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toxic site

  • noun a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
    Superfund site; toxic waste area.
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toxic waste site

  • noun a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally)
    toxic dumpsite; toxic waste dump.
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web site

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    website; internet site; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers
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wrong-site surgery

  • noun a surgical operation performed on the wrong part of the body
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