off-line operation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n off-line operation a operation performed by off-line equipment not under the control of the central processing unit
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Usage

In literature:

Fully an hour and a half was spent in drawing off certain accounts, and in determining the line of operations for the morning.
"The Two Wives" by T. S. Arthur
It was a cable ferry, operated by gasoline, and, while Wemple cast off the mooring lines, Davies was making swift acquaintance with the engine.
"Dutch Courage and Other Stories" by Jack London
It also operates the bridge cut-off relay of the line switch as just mentioned.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2" by Kempster Miller
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In news:

A new era began August 13, when the first Mack Pinnacle tractor came off the production line at the Macungie Assembly Operations in Pennsylvania.
California's Independent System Operator, the ISO, is making contingency plans for a scenario where the San Onofre nuclear power plant remains off line next year.
More recently, California refineries owned by Tesoro and Exxon Mobil were also off line for maintenance, although the Exxon refinery came back Friday, while Gov Brown said the Tesoro refinery is due back in operation this week.
California's Independent System Operator, the ISO , is making contingency plans for a scenario where the San Onofre nuclear power plant remains off line next year.
Standard Finishing Systems (Booth 1244) is debuting the Standard Horizon HT-80 Three-knife Trimmer , designed for operation in-line with the Standard Horizon BQ-470, SB-07, and SB-09S perfect binders or for off-line use.
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In science:

This type of monitoring may be of interest for off-line refueled reactors, since a reactor outage allows the operator direct access to the weaponizable fissile material in the core.
Monitoring the Thermal Power of Nuclear Reactors with a Prototype Cubic Meter Antineutrino Detector
The proposed off-line algorithm A0 achieves the optimal server operation cost of the problem SCP.
Simple and Effective Dynamic Provisioning for Power-Proportional Data Centers
Surprisingly, many clusters operate for months at a time without any outage and are often taken off line just for software upgrades.
Cluster Computing White Paper
The selection of solar neutrino data runs for analysis is based upon the evaluation of detector operation logs and outputs from an automated off-line data evaluation processor in SNOMAN.
Electron Energy Spectra, Fluxes, and Day-Night Asymmetries of $^{8}$B Solar Neutrinos from the 391-Day Salt Phase SNO Data Set
Surface or near-surface operation capability is essential for the off-axis program based on the existing NuMI beam-line because of the geographic area through which the beam travels. • Additional detailed technical conclusions of the study are noted in the Results and Conclusions section of this report.
Report of the US long baseline neutrino experiment study
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