or time line
- a linear representation of important events in the order in which they occurred.
- a schedule; timetable.
- Digital Technology. a collection of online posts or updates associated with a specific social media account, in reverse chronological order.
Origin of timeline
First recorded in 1950–55
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Examples from the Web for timeline
Just a month from that date, he now no longer believes that to be realistic, and will no longer estimate a timeline for the trial.Prosecutors Have No Idea When 9/11 Mastermind’s Trial Will Start
December 17, 2014
Timeline: Is the story still spreading at the time of the inquiry?TRAILS: The Tool That Tracks Truth and Lies On Twitter
November 18, 2014
That timeline can serve as the backbone for the story our data tells.
It seems like the simplest way to use the data you collect about yourself is to present it in a kind of timeline.
If a criminal investigation is under way, the crime scene has an exact location and timeline.Who Gagged the Search for MH370?
June 22, 2014
The gas didn't work on me, you see, because it was adjusted to the physiology of that timeline.
I've made up the gas for him and adjusted the formula so that it will work on people of our timeline.
- a graphic representation showing the passage of time as a line
- a time frame during which something is scheduled to happen
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