Word:

off-line

adj.1.(Computers) Not connected; - of computers or computer peripherals normally connected or intended to be connected to other computers by a communications line; as, we can't print the document because the printer is off-line.
2.Outside of or after a meeting or formal discussion; as, we can discuss the details off-line; - a term used at meetings and conferences to suggest postponing detailed discussion of a topic so as not to occupy the time of a large group most of whom may not be interested.
Adj.1.off-line - not on a regular route of a transportation system; "an off-line ticket office"
Antonyms:
on-line - on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system; "on-line industries"
2.off-line - not connected to a computer network; "off-line resources"
Antonyms:
on-line - connected to a computer network or accessible by computer; "an on-line database"
(jargon)off-line - (Or "offline")

1. Not directly connected to the computer (e.g., an off-line tape drive), or with connection suspended ("take the printer off-line").

Contrast background, on-line.

2. Not now or not here. "Let's take this discussion off-line." Specifically used on Usenet to suggest that a discussion be moved off a public newsgroup to e-mail.

See also off-line world.
on-line, shipping, transport, transportation
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off-center
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off-color
off-colour
off-day
off-duty
off-guard
off-hand
off-key
off-licence
off-limits
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off-line equipment
off-line operation
off-line world
off-peak
off-putting
off-road
off-roader
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off-side rule
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off-the-clock
off-the-cuff
off-the-peg
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