HyperDic: on-line

English > 3 senses of the word on-line:
ADJECTIVEallon-line, onlineon a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
allon-line, onlineconnected to a computer network or accessible by computer
allon-line, onlinebeing in progress now
English > on-line: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOn a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system.
Example"on-line industries"
Synonymonline
Categorytransportation, shipping, transportThe commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
Oppositeoff-linenot on a regular route of a transportation system
Spanishonline
Catalanonline
English > on-line: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningConnected to a computer network or accessible by computer.
Example"an on-line database"
Synonymonline
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowermachine-accessible, connectedstored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer
Oppositeoff-linenot connected to a computer network
Spanishon-line
Catalanon-line, online
English > on-line: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningIn progress now.
Example"on-line editorial projects"
Synonymonline
Broadercurrentoccurring in or belonging to the present time
Spanishon-line
Catalanonline

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