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site

a. the piece of land where something was, is, or is intended to be located
b. (as modifier): site office

Site

1. A contiguous area of land, including a lot or lots or a portion thereof, upon which a project is developed or proposed for development; an area of property that is experiencing land development and management.
2. American group launched by James Wines, and best known for the designs for the Best Products chain of stores, where unique manipulation of architectural elements made the buildings notorious. One of the most unique, but never realized, was the “highrise of houses,” wherein a neighborhood of complete single-story residences were stacked within a steel superstructure. The later works include exhibits for the Expo ’92, Seville, Spain (1992).

Site

 

in genetics, the part of a gene that is capable of independently mutating and recombining. A site is composed of at least one pair of nucleotides; in viruses containing one strand of RNA or DNA, it is composed of at least one nucleotide.


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in hydraulic engineering, a segment of a river where the structures of a hydroengineering complex are located and where the pressure front is formed by the structures. There are usually two steps involved in the selection of a site. First, a site region is designated in conformity with a general plan for managing the water of the particular river, and then a site axis is determined. The axis is understood as a strip of a certain width that cuts across the river and valley; it may be straight, that is, perpendicular to the banks of the river, curvilinear, or broken. An optimal choice of the site is arrived at by a comparison, from both a technical and economic point of view, of the various alternatives with due regard for climatic, topographical, hydrological, geological, and construction conditions.

site

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(computer science)
A position available for the symbols of an inscription, for example, a digital place.
A location on a tally that can bear either a mark or a blank; for example, a location that can be punched or left unpunched on a card.
(engineering)
Position of anything; for example, the position of a gun emplacement.

site

1. An area or plot of ground with defined limits on which a building, project, park, etc., is located or proposed to be located.
2. The specific location of a building or buildings.

site

(1) See website.

(2) A physical location or property.

(3) A Google query operator that hones down the search to a specific website. For example, the query amd site: dell.com searches for "AMD" on only Dell's website.
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Low serum albumin levels and liver metastasis are powerful prognostic markers for survival in patients with carcinomas of unknown primary site.
For a few budget-rich hospitals, the communication infrastructure at the secondary site matches the capabilities of their primary site.
In this patient, IHC of CK-7, GCDFP-15, ER, PR, and CK 19 were positive and strongly suggestive of primary site in breast.
Local failure was defined as a recurrence of MCC in the same area as the primary site, and regional failure was defined as a recurrence in the draining lymph nodes or in proximity of the primary site.
Customers can deploy the ExaGrid system at a primary site and at a second site to supplement or eliminate offsite tapes with a live data repository or for disaster recovery.
Local mirroring provides the first level of data protection with a mirror disk attached to the host machine or an appliance located at the primary site.
Esophageal acanthosis nigricans in association with adenocarcinoma from an unknown primary site.
Mariner's Point in Mission Bay will be the primary site for the games.
has been serving the floral needs of major hotels and country clubs in Westchester for 15 years from its primary site on Scarsdale Avenue in Scarsdale, NY.
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In this example, the remote mirror is now "out of synch" with the source data, and if the primary site experiences a failure or other disruption, the remote database would be corrupted and not suitable for use.

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