[on-lohd, awn-] /ˈɒnˌloʊd, ˈɔn-/
verb (used with or without object)
- On-line transaction processing
database (OLTP) The processing of transactions by computers in real time. [Details? Products?] (1997-05-14)
- On lockdown
adverb under tight control Examples I’ve got you on lockdown. Usage Note slang
[on-loo k-er, awn-] /ˈɒnˌlʊk ər, ˈɔn-/ noun 1. spectator; observer; witness. /ˈɒnˌlʊkə/ noun 1. a person who observes without taking part n. c.1600, from on + agent noun from look (v.).
[on-loo k-ing, awn-] /ˈɒnˌlʊk ɪŋ, ˈɔn-/ adjective 1. looking on; observing; perceiving. 2. looking onward or foreboding.