An example of an in situ position is when a famous painting found on a church wall is left where it is hanging rather than being moved.
Origin of in situClassical Latin
Origin of in situLatin in sit&umacron; : in, in + sit&umacron;, ablative of situs, place.
- in its original position or place
From Latin in + sitū (ablative singular of situs).
- Alternative spelling of in situ.
in situ - Computer Definition
In place. When something is "in situ," it is in its original location.