on-the-fly

Definitions

Computing

  • adverb
    (written as on the fly)
    during a program run without stopping the run

Electronics

  • (written as on the fly)
    Pertaining to that which occurs concurrently with, and in response to something else. For example, dynamic allocation, an AutoCorrect spell check feature, or a dynamic Web page.

Publishing

  • adverb printing or outputting images as they are being processed
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