always-on

adjective
al·ways-on | \ˈȯl-wēz-ˈȯn, -ˈän, -wəz-, -(ˌ)wāz- also ˈȯ-\

Definition of always-on 

: always active, operating, or powered an always-on Internet connection When a power shortage occurs and electricity costs rise, the always-on devices scattered throughout … your facility consume increasingly expensive power.— Gilbert Held

First Known Use of always-on

1976, in the meaning defined above

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