Liftoff vs Offlist - What's the difference?

liftoff | offlist |


As a noun liftoff

is the point in the launch of a rocket or an aircraft where it leaves contact with the ground.

As an adjective offlist is

(internet) not on a mailing list or newsgroup.

liftoff

English

Alternative forms

*lift-off

Noun

(liftoffs)
  • The point in the launch of a rocket or an aircraft where it leaves contact with the ground.
  • offlist

    English

    Alternative forms

    * off-list

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (Internet) Not on a mailing list or newsgroup.
  • * 2001 , "Bruce Lewin", Dedicated/Co-Location Windows Server (Please reply offlist!)'' (on Internet newsgroup ''alt.internet.providers.uk )
  • I am interested in the following dedicated/co-location services. Please send me an offlist quote for a leased or purchased server with the following points detailed.
  • * 2007 , Jonathan Paul Marshall, Living on Cybermind: categories, communication, and control
  • Perhaps some of that can be attributed to all the offlist chatter (of which I am not a part at all).