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off·line

or off-line  (ôf′līn′, ŏf′-)
adj.
1.
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.
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offline

(ˈɒfˌlaɪn) or

off-line

adj
1. (Computer Science) disconnected from a computer; switched off
2. (Computer Science) of, relating to, or concerned with a part of a computer system not connected to the central processing unit but controlled by a computer storage device. See online
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) extra to or not involving a continuous sequence of operations, such as a production line
4. (Broadcasting) radio television (of processes, such as editing) not carried out on the actual transmission medium
adv
(Computer Science) while not connected to a computer or the internet
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Translations

offline

off-line [ˌɒfˈlaɪn]
adj (= not connected to Internet) → hors ligne
advhors ligneoff-load [ˌɒfˈləʊd] vt
(= get rid of) [+ unwanted thing] → se délester de
to off-load sth onto sb → se délester de qch auprès de qn
[+ task, responsibilities] → se décharger de
to off-load sth onto sb → se décharger de qch sur qn
(= unload) [+ goods] → déchargeroff-message [ˌɒfˈmɛsɪdʒ] adj
to be off-message [politician] → déraper, s'écarter de la ligneoff message adv
to go off message (= stray from the party line) → s'écarter de la ligneoff-peak [ˌɒfˈpiːk] (British)
adj [period, time, hour] → creux(creuse); [telephone call] → à tarif réduit (aux heures creuses)
at off-peak times → aux heures creuses; [train, electricity] → en période creuse
adv
It's cheaper to go on holiday off-peak → C'est moins cher de partir en vacances hors saison.
to phone off-peak → appeler pendant les heures creusesoff-piste [ˌɒfˈpiːst]
adjhors-piste
advhors-pisteoff-putting [ˈɒfpʌtɪŋ] adj
(= unappealing) [smell, appearance] → rebutant(e)
(= difficult) [person, manner] → rébarbatif/ive; [behaviour] → rébarbatif/ive
[task] → rebutant(e); [food] → peu ragoûtant(e)off-ramp [ˈɒfræmp] n (US) (= on freeway) → bretelle f de sortieoff-road [ˌɒfˈrəʊd] adj [driving, vehicle] → tout terrain invoff-roader [ˌɒfˈrəʊdər] nvéhicule m tout terrainoff-roading [ˌɒfˈrəʊdɪŋ] ntout-terrain moff-sales [ˈɒfseɪlz] n (British) (= shop) → magasin m de vins et spiritueuxoff-screen offscreen [ˌɒfˈskriːn]
adv (= in real life) → hors écran
He was immensely attractive to women, on-screen and off-screen → Il avait beaucoup de succès auprès des femmes, à la fois à l'écran et hors écran.
adjhors écran
an off-screen romance → une idylle hors écranoff season off-season [ˈɒfsiːzən]
nsaison f creuse
Although it was off-season, the hotel was fully occupied → Bien que ce fût la saison creuse, l'hôtel était plein.
in the off season → pendant la saison creuse
adv [ˌɒfˈsiːzən]hors saison
to go on holiday off-season → aller en vacances hors saison
modif [prices, bookings, deals] → de basse saison
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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