The purpose of on-line is to maintain servers 24/7 connected to the net. It will monitor your network connection and make sure its on-line . It is capable of syncing your IP . It has a notification system.
connected by a communications line to a computer. Opposite of off-line.
When (1) a device is actively connected to a computer (and ready to receive instructions), or (2) you are connected to the internet.
The state in which the printer is able to carry out two-way communication with the host. An operation in which peripheral devices are connected directly to the processing unit.
Any activity undertaken while your computer is connected to another computer or network. Most often used in connection with activities undertaken while connected to the Internet.
A service connected to a network that provides access to a database using telephone lines or broadcast.
Information is said to be online once it is on a servers hard disk and is accessible through an internet connection.
Pertaining to data and/or hardware devices accessible to and under the control of a computer system. (Contrast with off-line.)
Being connected to a computer system via telecommunications.
Being connected to the Internet via an ISP. Used as an adjective, it describes a variety of activities that users do on the Internet, for example: online chat, online shopping, online games, online searching, online communities, etc.
Live and accessible on the Internet.
Being connected to the Internet or other computer networks
On the network; typically refers to being on the Internet.
Your computer is working online when it performs an operation and is connected to other computers.
Online means electronically connected. You are online, for instance, when you have dialed into a provider via modem and telephone and can call up Internet pages or other services.
Connected to a computer service. In library usage, generally synonymous with automated, computerized, or electronic.
These cameras have no internal memory and must be connected to a computer to be used.
The real-time data capture portion of the CLEO III computing facilities. It typically refers to all aspects of the data acquisition system, from the particle detector all the way through to the computer(s) that assemble the data into files for storage.
adj. In reference to a computing device or a program, activated and ready for operation; capable of communicating with or being controlled by a computer.
1) Connected to a computer so that data can pass to or from the computer without human intervention. 2) Directly in the line loop. 3) In telegraph usage, transmitting directly onto the line rather than, for example, perforating a tape for later transmission.
When you have connected to the Net and able to download Web pages. Your phone line is in use when online.
A computer is online if it has a connection (e.g. via a phone line) to a server or to the internet.
Pertaining to a user's ability to interact with a computer either by inquiring against current files or updating those files in a transaction by transaction mode with instant verification of the update returned to the user. The contrast to this is batch processing where an entire set of transactions are applied to a file at one time and the result of a transaction is not instantly available.
having access to the Internet or being on the Internet.
In general, when a machine is "online," it is turned on and connected to other ...
A method for interacting directly with a computer; information available through such interaction.
Being connected to another computer via modem or LAN
A computer term which describes activities performed using computer systems.
Direct communication between a user and a computer which allows a request to be processed and the results displayed immediately on the terminal screen.
is a term usually used to describe internet services, such as the world wide web, newsgroups, chat rooms, etc. America Online is the leading online provider with over 4 million users/subscribers. There are others such as Compuserve, Prodigy, etc. Try to find a provider that charges a flat rate for unlimited use per month, otherwise, as little as one hour of use per day on the internet through one of the big providers can easily turn into a $100 bill at the end of the month.
One word in all cases for the computer connection term.
Accessible by computer.
This used to be a hyphenated word "on-line" which referred to connecting with someone via a modem by going "on-line," meaning to connect via the telephone wires. Now the word is also used to describe "online worlds" where folks meet in what is affectionately called "cyberspace."
Direct connection with a computer network through telephone or local area networks.
(adj.) Strictly speaking, "online" implies a live connection to the Internet. The word is also used more casually to describe content and applications that are accessible via the Net.
describes a person using the Internet or a resource that is available over the network.
The state a user, or a user's computer, is in when connected through a modem.
Directly connected with another computer, possibly with a provider and as a result, connected with the Internet.
Generally referring to having access to or scanning the Internet.
state in which a computer is interacting with an online service or the Internet. For example, users go online to check their E-mail.
being connected to another computer or computer network.
a computer-based electronic bulletin board created to expedite information and assistance to the small business community
a computerised version of DBA and allows for the playing of DBA games on a single PC or against opponents across the Internet
a free, monthly service to our Internet subscribers
a gateway to evaluated Internet resources and services for education and training
a gateway to political science resources on the Internet which is maintained by the International Political Science Association
a historical tactical and strategic game played via the Internet -- download it for FREE now
a historical tactical and strategic game, which is built to be played via the Internet
a Internet web community focused on accounting software automation
an elite group of transmission repair shops that receive technical training and assistance from the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA) via the Internet
an Internet-based crew bidding system
an internet information system provided as a service to the legal community and the public by the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals
an internet information system provided OCIS Case Search Docket Search
a personal computer with access to the Internet
a tri-lingual (Spanish, English, and Catalan) journal dedicated to the study of the relationship between history and cinema studies modeled on the British journals Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television and Film and History
a two player internet version of DBA
a wonderful convenience for people who have computers
Any activity carried out while one computer is connected to another computer or network.
You are online when your computer is linked, via a modem and phone lines, to a server.
the term used to describe teaching, learning and administrative activities undertaken by computer through the Internet.
A computer in the state of being connected to other computers for data retrieval and sharing.
A connection to an Internet site
The ability to connect to digital information. Alternately, being available on or logged on to the Internet.
Accessible via a computer or computer network. Generally synonymous with the words "automated," "computerized," and "electronic."
Pertaining to computer equipment connected to and interacting with a functioning computer system.
When you send mail or find information with your computer, you are using phone lines or cables to get onto the Internet. "Online" time is the time you spend using the phone lines to work or play on the Internet. "Offline" is the time when you are not using the phone lines to get onto the Internet.
When a computer successfully connects through a network of some kind, to another computer or computers. . Also refers to video editing.
Refers to using or communicating with a computer or being on a network, as opposed to being offline (using paper). See Part I.
online: refers to use of the internet as compared to broader digital communications media
1) A modem that is connected to another modem via a telephone line and is currently transferring information. 2) A printer that is ready and waiting to print Online help Help screens about a particular function of a program that are displayed within the program
the state of being logged on to a computer and the Internet.
Being connected via modem or a digital phone adapter to a computer service.
Refers to a computer system that can be continually and/or remotely accessed. The OSU Library's catalog and web-based databases are examples of online resources.
A database is said to be online when it is available on computer from a number of terminals at the same time, rather than in print or on CD-ROM.
When your computer is "online," it is connected to the world wide web or to an individual network.
The term online means that the coursework or communication is being conducted while the computer is hooked to the Internet.
This means you are doing something over the Internet, your computer has actually opened up a connection to the net over the telephone line, when you've finished and you disconnect you're off-line. Can also mean in office terms that a computer or other piece of equipment is operating.
Refers to using a computer to access information. You might read a journal article online, as opposed to reading the print version of the journal. You're online when you're checking your e-mail, or visiting an organization's home page.
If something is online it is available via a network of computers. A connection to the Internet is often referred to as being online.
is when your com-puter is connected to one or more publicly accessible computers.
The state of being connected to another computer.
Connected to a computer, or supplied by one. Can also mean connected to a network, particularily the Internet.
You are online when you have connected to the Internet via your telephone or cable modem.
A blanket term for being connected to the Internet. If you dial up to your Internet Service Provider, your phone line will be busy when you are online (unless you have an ADSL or dual line).
Connected to the Internet, e.g. using a modem and phone line.
Accessing the Internet through a live connection with a computer.
In a server cluster, the state of a resource, group, or node when it is available to the cluster. See also heartbeat; node; offline; paused; resource.
When you have an active connection to the Internet.
When a computer is on and connected to a network (such as the Internet) it said to be "online."
When a user is connected to a network, they are described as being online. | français
In online mode, all bibliographies are stored and accessed remotely (i.e., on server side). It is possible to switch between online and offline mode by using synchronization.
The state of a computer when it is connected to the network and communicate with other machines.
used as an adjective, this means that something is accessible via the Internet - whether a facility, a document, or even a person.
Online or switched on. In the same way, offline means switched off.
Connected to a computer system. Often meaning connected to a network. For the purposes of the World Wide Web, connected to the Internet .
Databases that are stored on a remote computer and accessed locally, usually this means databases accessed over the Internet.
Being online means being connected to another computer, presumably via phone line. When you log onto your ISP for Internet access, you are online. When you log onto AOL you are also online. A computer that is active on a network can also be said to be online. Another meaning is the status of an Internet server: when online, its network connection is live, and authorized users can access its resources. A printer can also be online; in this instance, it will accept data from its host computer.
Refers to accessing a remote computer via a terminal. InfoTrac is one example of an online database.
Documents and information available electronically, usually via the Internet. Access from the Library catalogue is via a hyperlink in the item record.
Connected to the Internet. When you are not connected, you are "off-line".
You are connected by dial-up, DSL or cable to the Internet. (Some companies may have more powerful connections.)
Pertaining to equipment under direct control of the central processing unit of a computer.
adj. Of some peripheral device (e.g., printer) connected to, attached to, or controlled by a computer.
A general term for the interaction of one computer with another computer, directly and simultaneously.
when you are using a computer that is connected to the internet
Being connected to the Internet via an ISP. Used as an adjective to describe a variety of activities that you can do on the Internet, for example: online chat, online shopping, and online games.
Direct communication with a computer reached through telephone lines or another telecommunication line. When you are online to NSLDS through the Title IV WAN, you can read and update the actual data stored at the central NSLDS computer. There is no batch or delayed processing before the records are changed.
A general term describing a situation whereby one computer is interacting directly and simultaneously with another computer. Electronic information sources which are available via a computer network such as the Internet are said to be available online.
(Currently) connected to a computer network.
If you are connected to the Internet, you are online.
The act of connecting a computer to the Internet via a modem or network. Once online, a user's computer can communicate with other computers logged onto the Internet.
The time that a user is connected to the Internet.
Connected to and working in Class Server, and possibly to the Internet
This is when you are connected to the Internet.
1. Residing on a computer. I have NW and about 30 megabytes of the Society's literature online in ASCII format. 2. Connected by computers, especially by means of a network. Thousands of brothers are able to carry on running dialogues by coming online via the Internet or BBSs. 3. Metaphorically connected, with all faculties operating properly. It takes a couple of cups of coffee in the morning for most pioneers to come completely online.
means connected to a computer network or connected to the Internet. connection is being online defined as an Internet connection that is active as in being online on the Internet definition of online internet connection defined
1. Ready for use (for example, "The graph plotter is fixed and online again"). 2. Accessible through a computer (or terminal), rather than on paper or other mediums. 3. A user actively using a computer system, especially the Internet (for example, "I haven't been online for three days.")
Simply means that you are connected to the Internet.
You are online when you are connected to the Internet.
Anything that is accessible through a computer system or the Internet. For example many databases are available online.
The state in which a computer is connected to another computer or server via a network. A computer communicating with another computer.
indicates when equipment such as plotters, printers, and digitizers is turned on and is actively communicating with a computer, or is controlled by that computer. Computers in a network can also be said to be online when the network connection operative.
To be connected to or available on the Internet
This means that the computer is turned on and ready to compute
where we are when we are on the internet.
The time that a user is actually logged onto the Internet.
Connected to a computer network. Communicating with other computers through your modem or network.
When your computer is connected to an online service, bulletin-board system or public-access site.
When a computer accesses the Internet or works on a local network, it is considered to be online.
catalog Catalog in electronic (machine-readable) format and able to be accessed online. Also known as an ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS COMPUTER (OPAC). See Also Catalyst.
This term refers to anything that's on the Internet, as in "I've got this great online resource for you to check out at www.geek.com."
Having access to the Internet. Often interpreted as having access to the Internet and having an e-mail address, but may not necessarily be connected to the Internet at that moment.
Turned on and connected. For example, printers are online when they are ready to receive data from the computer. You can also turn a printer offline. While the printer is off-line, you can perform certain tasks such as advancing the paper, but you cannot send data to it. Most printers have an online button you can press to turn the machine on- or off-line. Users are considered online when they are connected to a computer network through a modem. That is, they are actually on the line.
The state of being connected to the Internet.
connected to the Internet. When you're online, you can access and stream music from Yahoo! Music Unlimited.
Referring to information available through the Internet.
The time during which your computer is actively connected to the World Wide Web.
When a user's computer is connected to a host computer, providing access to the Internet.
Definition: Currently connected to the internet.
Is when the Computer is connected to the Internet.
1. Connected to the Internet or another network— or handled through an Internet or other network connection. 2. Under the direct control of a computer's central processing unit.
Equipment and software in direct communication with a computer.
An adjective describing things on a network. When a user is actually using the Internet, he or she is online (otherwise, he or she is offline).
any capability available or work done directly on a computer. For example, online help or online cataloging.
Accessible via a computer or computer network. Also called "automated," "computerised," or "electronic."
A computer or user is online when connected to a network or server that allows communication flow between computers.
Connected or relating to the Internet.
Active and prepared for operation. Also suggests access to a computer network.
Connected to and accessible via a computer or computer network; actively connected to the Internet. See also fully online vs. partially online.
connected to the computer, or ready to work. A printer is online when it is ready to print. You turn it off-line to add paper or change ribbons.
Connected to or having access to the Internet.
You are "online" when your computer is connected to a host computer, providing access to the Internet.
Means you are connected to another computer system.
To be online is to be connected to a network. So you're “online” when you're connected to the Internet—and you're “offline” after you disconnect. (But when someone asks, “Are you online?” they probably just mean, “Do you have an e-mail address?”)
connected to, or in direct communication with, a computer; generally refers to the connection to a host computer via a phone line
Connected to the Internet (through a network or an ISP); on the Internet.
any activity carried out on a computer whilst connected to an Intranet or the Internet.
An adjective meaning that you or your computer are connected to another computer via a modem. It can also mean that you have unspecified access to the Internet.
Connected to or using the Internet.
the status of being connected to a computer or having information available through the use of a computer.
Connected to a network or computer.
A computer or device that is connected to a network and is functioning.
This has nothing to do with fishing and having "one on the line!" When you work online, you are connected to another computer through a modem.
Online refers to a computer or user currently connected to a network or to the Internet. Online is often used to refer to resources available on the Web. Source: TechSoup.org
Having access to the Internet. You are online right now. Often people will say they are online meaning they have access to the Internet and have an e-mail address, but may not necessarily be connected to the Internet at that moment.
When a user is connected to the Internet or another network, he or she is described as being online.
Operating a computer that’s part of a network.
A general term referring to anything connected to or conveyed through a communication network.
a) Being able to access the Internet b) Actually be connected to the Internet
In reference to one or more computers, connected to a network.
Refers to an active connection to the Internet. This adjective describes electronic books, encyclopedias, journals and other resources which may be accessed electronically through a computer which is connected to the Internet. Use the "Back" button at the top of your screen to return to the previous screen.
A general term for when one computer is interacting directly and simultaneously with another computer. Many sources of information are available online.
Currently connected to a host, opposite of offline.
This can mean that you are actually doing something over the Internet, that your computer has opened up a connection to the net over the telephone line. Alternatively it can mean that you have the necessary equipment to do this. If you are using broadband your will be permanently connected to the Internet, and therefore always online.
Describes the state of a computer when it is turned on and connected to the Internet via an ISP.
In computer systems, refers to network or other connections that are live and open.
Describes using the internet. If you are 'online', you are using the internet at that present time.
communicating with other computers through a modem or a network.
Connected, turned on, and ready to accept information. Used most often in reference to a printer or modem.
The act of being currently connected to the Internet.
Higher cost editing systems using the EDL produced in the offline to reconstruct the programme using the full quality rushes material. Also when all dissolves, effects and titles are added.
Refers to ability to communicate with another computer via telecommunications. Previously, it implied a more direct connection to a dedicated computer. Since the mid 1990s, it has taken on a broader context of being able to use the net or World Wide Web.
Pertaining to the operation of a functional unit that is under the continual control of the system. Contrast with offline.
Connected to the Internet. Its opposite, offline, denotes the lack of such a connection.
Describes the state when two devices are directly connected and are communicating efficiently (see Offline).
The term refers to anything that's on the Internet.
Actions performed when you are connected to another computer.
Connected to or part of a network especially the Internet. WWWebfx Home Page
A printer or other peripheral that is connected to a computer and ready to receive data is considered to be Online. In communications, it means that you are currently connected to a remote computer through a network line or modem.
You are online if you are working on your computer and are connected through a phone line (modem), cable access (cable modem), or through a satellite (dish).
Anything that is accessed by various means through the Internet.
Operation of a computer while connected to a network.
a form of computer processing in which small quantities of data are transmitted electronically to a computer, processed, and the output returned electronically to the submitter (cf batch processing).
computer that is connected to the Internet or network.
The status of a device that is connected to another device and prepared to transmit or receive signals.
Connected. You are online if you are working on your computer while it is connected to another computer. Your printer is online if it is connected to your computer and ready to accept data.
Ready to communicate. When a computer is connected to a network, or a printer is on and ready to receive data, they are online. More specifically, 'online' can mean 'connected to the internet.'
Connected to a computer communications system. back to the top
This word is used to associate things with having a presence on the Internet or with having access to the Internet. "Going Online" means sitting before a computer and signing on to the Internet.
Successfully connected to the Internet.
A computer connected to a computer network. More often referred to as a computer that is connected to the Internet. Packet Switching - The method used to move data around on the Internet. Data being uploaded is broken up into chunks, and each chunk has the address of where it came from and where it is going. This way, many people can use the same lines at the same time.
The status of your computer when it is connected to the Internet.
Means that you are currently connected to the internet or refers to material that is located on the internet as in "You can get that information online."
A term that means to be connected to the Internet, or accessible through the Internet. It can also refer to materials that are stored on a computer (â€œmy status report is onlineâ€). TechSupport helps small- and midsize businesses get online and conduct business online.
When you connect to the Internet, you are online.
Connected to the Internet and/or accessible from the Internet.
Jargon for information obtained through access via a computer or terminal
to be logged on to the Internet, typically actively doing something.
Being connected to the Internet or another computer.
When someone is connected to the Internet, they are considered "online". See Also: Internet
"Connected to the Internet or another computer."
Existing in electronic form (for example, online documentation). Also, connected to a network.
Being connected, usually through modem and phone line, to another computer.
Term for when a user is connected to the internet, as in "Leave me alone, I'm online!"
When you're online, you're connected to your Internet Service Provider (e.g. Netscape Online) who then connects you to the Internet. All the time you're online, normal phone charges apply, as your telephone line links your computer to your service provider.
A term that has commonly come to mean "connected to the Internet". It also is used to refer to materials stored on a computer (e.g., an online newsletter) or to a device like a printer that is ready to accept commands from a computer.
When a computer is connected to another, be it part of a LAN or across the internet.
Refers to your status when you are connected to a network, usually the Internet.
In the context of payment and settlement systems, this term refers to the transmission of transfer instructions by participants through electronic means such as computer-to-computer interfaces or electronic terminals.
Connect to the Internet or another electronic service such as a Bulletin Board. Its opposite, offline, denotes the lock of such a connection.
You are online if you are working on your computer while it is connected to another computer This is known as being “connected”.
Documents stored on the hard drive or magnetic disk of a computer that are available immediately.
Having access to the Internet or a network.
Refers to the successful connection with another computer via telephone lines or through a network.
1. Most broadly. Describes any capability available directly on a computer, as in "online help system"; or any work done on a computer instead of by more traditional means. 2. Describes a periphe ... more
communications: Connected to another computer, usually a network, a BBS or an online service. Any device that is connected and ready to be used is online.
A word used as shorthand for ‘on the Internet' or ‘connected to the Internet'.
When your computer is connected to the Internet or a network and communicates with other computers.
Term used to describe being actively connected to the Internet. You are probably online right now reading this glossary. Can also be used in the context of having the capability to connect to the Internet, i.e.; Can you go online
A state that marks a component in a cluster as available. When a node is online, it is an active member of the cluster and can own and run groups as well as honor cluster database updates, contribute votes to the quorum algorithm, and maintain heartbeats. Resources and groups also have an online state. See also: group; offline; pending; resource
Connecting a computer terminal to a mainframe computer.
Connected from one computer to another.
Describes condition of computer being connected to a network. 1.16
Directly connected to a computer.
To have a live connection to another computer in which you can instantly send and receive messages or files to and from that computer.