time series

noun

Definition of time series

: a set of data collected sequentially usually at fixed intervals of time

Examples of time series in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Georgia leads the all-time series with Auburn, 59-56-8, and has won five of the last six overall against the Tigers -- including last season’s edition of the rivalry game and a meeting in the 2017 SEC Championship Game. Tom Green | Tgreen@al.com, al, "Auburn opens as slight home underdog against rival Georgia," 10 Nov. 2019 Kansas City leads the all-time series, 8-5, but the Lions have won four of six games in Detroit. Si Wire, SI.com, "Chiefs vs. Lions Live Stream: Watch Online, TV Channel, Time," 29 Sep. 2019 Oregon leads the all-time series 26-17, though the teams have split the last two meetings with Arizona winning 44-15 last year in Tucson. oregonlive, "Oregon Ducks to host Arizona at night," 4 Nov. 2019 The Hawks trail the all-time series 38-55 but enjoy a 26-20 lead in games played in Atlanta. Jeff Mcdonald, ExpressNews.com, "With Dejounte Murray, Spurs see need for speed," 4 Nov. 2019 The Sun Devils won last year’s meeting 38-20 in Tempe, Ariz. ASU leads the all-time series 22-8. Esten Mclaren, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "Arizona State Sun Devils at Utah Utes odds, picks and best bets," 16 Oct. 2019 Carmel leads the all-time series between these rivals 37-28-3, though the Warriors have won four in a row, including last year’s Class 6A state championship game. Kyle Neddenriep, Indianapolis Star, "Week 8 high school football predictions: Cathedral-Brebeuf, Warren-Carmel and more," 9 Oct. 2019 New England leads the all-time series, 5-4-3, and is 3-1-1 at Gillette Stadium. BostonGlobe.com, "The last time the Revolution played NYCFC was Sept. 7, when an early red card — later overturned — was costly in a game New England lost, 2-1, despite leading for more than an hour. The Revolution were still the aggressors in the early going despite playing a man down.," 29 Sep. 2019 The Wildcats improved to 10-6 in their all-time series with Towson and have won three of the past four meetings. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, "No. 5 Towson football upended by No. 18 Villanova in 52-45 overtime thriller," 22 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of time series

1919, in the meaning defined above

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25 Nov 2019

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“Time series.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20series. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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