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on-line

(of COMPUTER equipment) currently under the control of the central processing unit (CPU).
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The distribution of final grades for the face-to-face section was as follows: 19 students earned an A; 6 students earned a B; and 1 student earned a C, For the on-line section 20 students earned an A and 6 students earned a B.
Unlike most other on-line profile systems, the company's On-Line Profilometer makes the profile measurement simultaneously across the profile.
Doctoral work provided many years of computer experience, including two courses on-line in graduate school including one covering on-line course design.
The enhanced functionality of On-Line Agent version 4.
For the last several years, the Riverside County, California, Sheriffs Office has allowed citizens to file reports on-line.
Even five years from now, on-line retail won't exceed 6 percent of the total U.
While some gay men and lesbians say they don't like the idea of not seeing whom they're talking to, the vast majority of on-line denizens say rubbing elbows in a chat room is just as "real" -- if not more so -- as lolling around listlessly in stand-and-pose bars.
While somewhat less detailed than the other two formats - it doesn't include prices, for example - it allows easy on-line searching.
For a company like TicketMaster - which was acquired by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 1993 - the step toward on-line sales is a natural one, already tried by other firms with some modest success.
Even though on-line services have been around for more than a decade, the recent surge in usage has boosted industry sales to $344 million, up 44% in 1991 from 1990, according to SIMBA Information Inc.
Annual reports on thousands of companies, plus authoritative and semiauthoritative accounting literature are offered by the Total On-Line Tax and Accounting Library (TOTAL), available through the American Institute of CPAs.
These patents represent the work of a prolific innovator and visionary in the on-line industry," said Ron Epstein, CEO of IPotential.