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time series

  1. a set of observations, results, or other data obtained over a period of time, usually at regular intervals: Monthly sales figures, quarterly inventory data, and daily bank balances are all time series.
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Origin of time series

First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for time series

Historical Examples

  • History has its time-series, geography its network of spatial relations.

    Outlines of Educational Doctrine

    John Frederick Herbart

  • It argues from the characteristics of pure time to the properties necessary to the empirical representation of the time-series.

  • In the previous lecture I sketched how the principle was applied to obtain the time-series.

    The Concept of Nature

    Alfred North Whitehead

British Dictionary definitions for time series

time series

  1. statistics a series of values of a variable taken in successive periods of time
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