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or off-line  (ôf′līn′, ŏf′-)
a. Not connected to a central computer or computer network: offline computer terminals.
b. Not accessible via a computer or computer network: offline medical records.
2. Not in operation or production, especially as part of a supply chain: refineries that went offline during the hurricane.
3. Conducted in private or without the knowledge of others: an offline conversation.

off′line′ adv.


or off′line′,

1. operating independently of, or disconnected from, an associated computer. Compare online.
2. in or to a more private place: We should take this discussion off-line.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - not on a regular route of a transportation system; "an off-line ticket office"
shipping, transport, transportation - the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
online, on-line - on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system; "on-line industries" - not connected to a computer network; "off-line resources"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
online, on-line - connected to a computer network or accessible by computer; "an on-line database"


A. ADJ (Comput) → off-line, fuera de línea; (= switched off) → desconectado


[ˈɒfˌlɑɪn] (Comput)
1. adjoff-line inv, fuori linea; (switched off) → spento/a
2. adv to go off-lineandare off-line or fuori linea
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