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(OED), the largest dictionary of the English language. The first edition was published by the Oxford University Press beginning in 1884. It was based on material gathered by the London Philological Society and was called the New English Dictionary on Historical Principles (a second title, Oxford English Dictionary, appeared in the volumes published from 1895). From the beginning, the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary was intended to be an abridgement of the full Oxford English Dictionary. The first editor, William Little, was appointed in 1902. He worked on it until his death in 1922, after which the dictionary was completed by H. Fowler, Jessie Coulson, and C. Addeddate 2017-01-20 23:18:43 Identifier in.ernet.dli.2015.228324 Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t6m09fs9g Ocr ABBYY FineReader 11.0 Ppi 300 Scanner Internet Archive Python library 1.1.0. Trusted Mac download Shorter Oxford English Dictionary 3.8. Virus-free and 100% clean download. Get Shorter Oxford English Dictionary alternative downloads.

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adjective

Computing
  • 1Controlled by or connected to another computer or to a network.

    ‘Still, only thirty-one computers were online - that is connected to each other - in 1960.’
    • ‘After the thirty seconds, the system would be completely back online and the IMX network would again run for a full year.’
    1. 1.1Connected to the internet or World Wide Web.
      • ‘Also available is an online shopping service that lists recommended foods based on a person's medical history.’
      • ‘The free online service is available on the Joburg City website, under e-services.’
      • ‘They also say they are more interested in the Internet for online entertainment than other users, according to the study.’
      • ‘You can find more information about online education on the internet.’
      • ‘Godfrey has also sued several other Internet service providers and online publications.’

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adverb

Computing
  • 1While so connected or under computer control.

    ‘Once inside, the controls came online as he flicked on a few switches.’
    • ‘Moments later the flight control system came online, my HUD flickering into life.’
    • ‘Security controls had been back online as well as the little traps they planted through the space station.’
    1. 1.1With processing of data carried out simultaneously with its production.
  • 2In or into operation or existence.

    ‘the town's new high-tech power plant is expected to go online this month’
    • ‘the company has additional production capacity coming online later this year’
    • ‘The new facility came online this month and expects to ramp up to full production by March.’
    • ‘If all goes well, Munton said construction could begin as early as September, with a fully operational plant online in about a year.’
    • ‘Air National Guard offices are expected to go online in July.’
    • ‘Now that we have reminded them, we expect it to be online shortly.’
    • ‘The legwork has been taken out of the planning procedure by a Yorkshire council which has become one of the first authorities in Britain to put the whole process online.’

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