|online or on-line (ˈɒnˌlaɪn)|
|1.||of, relating to, or concerned with a peripheral device that is directly connected to and controlled by the central processing unit of a computer|
|2.||of or relating to the internet: online shopping|
|3.||occurring as part of, or involving, a continuous sequence of operations, such as a production line|
|4.||while connected to a computer or the internet|
|on-line or on-line|
|online (ŏn'līn') Pronunciation Key
Connected to or accessible by means of a computer or computer network.