Inline vs. Online
Difference Between Inline and Online
To optimize using in-line expansion.
Describes a system which is connected (generally electrically) to a larger network.
An element that occurs within the flow of the text.Inline elements are things like an italic tag, or a bold tag.
Describes a generator or power plant which is connected to the grid.
Describes a computer which is connected to the Internet or to some other communications service – i.e., not simply with the cable plugged in, but has established a connection to a larger network (e.g., by dialing up).Is this modem online?
Available over, or delivered from, the Internet.I prefer to read online newspapers.
Connected to the Internet.I'll be online tonight, so I'll be able to reply to your email.
Available on a computer system, even if not networked.Press the F1 key to access the online help.The program comes with an online manual.
Describes a system that is active, particularly building facilities (such as power) or a factory or power plant.The power is online.Once this factory comes online, it will double car production in our country!
Describes actions performed over the Internet.He works online.