Meaning of on-line
Pronunciation: (on'līn', ôn'-), [key]
- operating under the direct control of, or connected to, a main computer (opposed to off-line).
- (of a network) supplying affiliated stations with all or a substantial part of their programming.
- of or pertaining to the final editing of a videotaped program.
- done or accomplished while in operation or active service: on-line maintenance.
- located on major routes or rail lines:Cf. on-line industries.
- on-line (Thesaurus)