|offline or off-line (ˈɒfˌlaɪn)|
|1.||See online 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|
|2.||disconnected from a computer; switched off|
|3.||extra to or not involving a continuous sequence of operations, such as a production line|
|4.||radio, television (of processes, such as editing) not carried out on the actual transmission medium|
|5.||while not connected to a computer or the internet|
|off-line or off-line|
offlineadv. Not now or not here. "Let's take this discussion offline." Specifically used on Usenet to suggest that a discussion be moved off a public newsgroup to email.