off-line: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ôf'līn", of'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. operating independently of, or disconnected from, an associated computer (opposed to on-line).
  2. (of a network) not supplying affiliated stations with programming but allowing each station to program its own shows, usually within a specific format.
  3. of or pertaining to the preliminary planning and editing of a videotaped program.
  4. located in or serving a place not on a regular route of a railroad, bus, or air carrier:Cf. an off-line ticket office.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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