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  1. on·line
    IPA[änˈlīn]
  2. adjective

    • 1. controlled by or connected to another computer or to a network.

    • 2. connected to the Internet or World Wide Web:

      the ease and convenience of online shopping

    adverb

    • 1. while so connected or under computer control.

    • 2. with processing of data carried out simultaneously with its production.

    • 3. in or into operation or existence:

      the town's new high-tech power plant is expected to go online this month the company has additional production capacity coming online later this year
    • adjective

      controlled by or connected to a computer.

      (of an activity or service) available on or performed using the Internet or other computer network:

    • adverb

      while connected to a computer or under computer control.

      by means of the Internet or other computer network:

    • noun

      the practice of searching for a romantic or sexual partner on the Internet, typically via a dedicated website:
    • noun

      the action or activity of buying goods or services via the Internet:
    • noun

      a method of banking in which transactions are conducted electronically via the Internet:
    • noun

      a website or application by means of which goods or services are sold over the Internet:
    • noun

      the action or practice of playing video games or role-playing games on the Internet:

      the action or practice of playing gambling games on the Internet:

    • noun

      a person who plays video games or role-playing games on the Internet:

      a person who plays gambling games on the Internet:

    • noun

      a website or application by means of which goods or services are sold over the Internet:
    • noun

      a bank that operates over the Internet:
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