off-line mode

off-line mode

[′ȯf¦līn ′mōd]
(computer science)
Any operation such as printing punching, or converting which does not involve the main computer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Even searching addresses and places in off-line mode, which is not possible with the products of our biggest rivals in our market," explains Tymon Wiedemair, co-founder and head of product at Ulmon.
This problem can be mitigated using "off-line mode." Users gather all the information they need while they're connected to a network, then do their work while disconnected, and then synch everything back up when network connectivity resumes.
When used in a disk-to-disk-to-tape configuration, libraries operate essentially in an off-line mode, thus speeding the backup process.
In general, feedrate optimization is a programming tool within many CAM packages that enables the programmer to build feedrate adjustments into the CNC program in the off-line mode. It operates by analyzing the CNC toolpath G-code or ATP format and divides the motion into smaller segments.
Others are maintained in an off-line mode, where systems are drained and sealed for protection.
Publications can be wound onto MultiDisc discs using mobile unwinding stations in off-line mode and one winding station, both on line and off line.
The system comprises of a stencil origination unit and a printing station which can function in either an in-line or off-line mode.
Although it normally takes us two days to contact all of these accounts, we take two days' worth of files to collectors can work through the CAS 1000 in its off-line mode in case of a host or communications problem, which otherwise would ground us for a day.