real-time, adv.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 27 19:57:20 UTC 2011

The Mayor of Atlanta tells CNN that during the "Occupy Atlanta"
demonstrations he was "getting reports real-time."

(Contrast "big-time.")

This seems to mean 'continually from a live source; moment-by-moment.'


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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