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connect time

n. Computers
1. The elapsed time during which a user of a remote terminal is connected with a time-sharing system.
2. The length of a modem session.
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The First Place Award consists of a plaque and $2,000 in online connect time to be used in the Dialog Classroom Instruction Program (CIP) of the winner's choice.