[awf-lahy-suh ns, of-] /ˈɔfˌlaɪ səns, ˈɒf-/ British
a license permitting the sale of sealed bottles of alcoholic beverages to be taken away from the premises by the purchaser.
a store having such a license.
having such a license.
[awf-lim-its, of-] /ˈɔfˈlɪm ɪts, ˈɒf-/ adjective 1. forbidden to be patronized, frequented, used, etc., by certain persons: The tavern is off-limits to soldiers. adj. “forbidden,” by 1881, U.S. military academies jargon, from off (adv.) + limit (n.). Earlier (1857) it was applied to cadets, etc., who were in violation of the limitations on their movement […]
[awf-lahyn, of-] /ˈɔfˈlaɪn, ˈɒf-/ adjective 1. Computers. operating independently of, or disconnected from, an associated computer. 2. Radio. (of a network) not supplying affiliated stations with programming but allowing each station to program its own shows, usually within a specific format. 3. Television. of or relating to the preliminary planning and editing of a videotaped […]
[lahyn] /laɪn/ noun 1. a mark or stroke long in proportion to its breadth, made with a pen, pencil, tool, etc., on a surface: a line down the middle of the page. 2. Mathematics. a continuous extent of length, straight or curved, without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point. 3. something arranged […]
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jargon A die-hard nethead term for non-computer-related experience. See also big room. [“Internet”, Feb 1996]. (1996-03-04)