Definition of On-line

1. Adjective. On a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system. "On-line industries"

Exact synonyms: Online
Category relationships: Shipping, Transport, Transportation
Antonyms: Off-line



2. Adjective. Connected to a computer network or accessible by computer. "An on-line database"
Exact synonyms: Online
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Similar to: Connected, Machine-accessible
Antonyms: Off-line

3. Adjective. Being in progress now. "On-line editorial projects"
Exact synonyms: Online
Similar to: Current

Definition of On-line

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of online) ¹

2. Adverb. (alternative spelling of online) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of On-line

on-again, off-again
on-air
on-base percentage
on-base percentages
on-base plus slugging
on-camera
on-campus
on-die
on-duty(a)
on-hand
on-hanger
on-hangers
on-hook
on-key
on-license
on-line (current term)
on-line(a)
on-line database
on-looker
on-message
on-off
on-off phenomenon
on-off switch
on-ramp
on-ramps
on-roader
on-scene
on-screen
on-side kick
on-side kicks

Literary usage of On-line

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Emerging Electronic Methods for Making Retail Payments by Judith S. Ruud, Philip Webre (1996)
"Other on-line payment systems reveal the identity of the participants to each other or to ... The future role of on-line scrip is not yet clearly defined, ..."

2. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1872)
"Also, on line 10 of subdivision 2, strike out the words " there are on " and ... Also on line 43, strike out the word " sixth " and insert the word " fifth. ..."

3. Journal by California Legislature. Assembly, California, Legislature (1912)
"On page 8, Section 17, line 1. after the word "body", strike out all of the sentence •commencing with "of" and ending with "or" on line 2. ..."

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