on-line operation

on-line operation

[′ȯn‚līn ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(computer science)
Computer operation in which input data are fed into the computer directly from observing instruments or other input equipment, and computer results are obtained during the progress of the event.
(communications)
A method of operation whereby messages are encrypted and simultaneously transmitted from one station to one or more other stations where reciprocal equipment is automatically operated to permit reception and simultaneous decryptment of the message. Also known as on-line cryptographic operation.
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The UAE-IAEA Integrated Work Plan, which extends from 2013 until 2017, the projected date of on-line operation of the UAE's first nuclear power plant, includes arrangements to promote cooperation between the UAE and the IAEA in key areas, focusing specifically on nuclear power.
The company also intends to investigate the possibility of expanding its foreign currency service from an on-line operation to the opening of exchange bureaux.
Ladbrokes have joined the Gib exodus with their on-line operation and they too have tried to take another big drop in Levy contributions with a smile.
In just over two months the on-line operation has turned over pounds 1 million in sales and Mitesh has expanded staff numbers from five to 15, with the site taking around 20,000 hits a week.
Maureen Peake, who is based there, will supervise the new on-line operation with her team, which includes her daughter Sarah, and Tanya Richardson.
Direct connection via neck handling air conveyor transportation to the filling unit can be established to achieve full function in-house direct on-line operation with maximum efficiency.
PPG provides Visteon with a full line of coatings for the automotive parts and accessories market such as adhesion promoters, clearcoat and a wide range of colored basecoats, and PPG field service associates ensure successful on-line operation, according to the company.
Gandhi did not want to share information, but El Sotano, a chain of five book shops, offered some modestly encouraging results: they reported that their on-line operation was selling as many books as their smallest store.
The Series offers stand-alone or on-line operation.
The company had a chain of just 40 British betting shops when he took over, but he sold them off and established the company as a pioneering telephone and on-line operation.
The city council has invested pounds 1m in the on-line operation which caters for children in foster and residential care and has its own board of governors and headteacher.
She added that the company had recently invested pounds 17m in its on-line operation to minimise mistakes.

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