time series


Definition of time series 

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

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The Bulldogs own a 9-2 advantage in the all-time series and have won six straight games against the Keydets. Samford Athletics, AL.com, "Samford basketball travels to VMI for key SoCon matchup Friday," 22 Feb. 2018 Highlands leads the all-time series 48-19, and recent history has been topsy-turvy with the teams having runs of dominance. James Weber, Cincinnati.com, "A look at Northern Kentucky's most compelling high school football rivalries," 3 July 2018 There was kindling for a fire, but by the time series reconvened at Pocono, the Penske lid had been tightened over the dispute and no more ill words were spoken. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, "IndyCar midseason review, part II: What's gone wrong," 15 June 2018 The Terps lead the all-time series over the Yellow Jackets 49-18 and have won the past six matchups. baltimoresun.com, "Digest: UMBC incoming freshman guard Jose Placer competing for Puerto Rico," 11 June 2018 Despite a series-leading three victories, Newgarden remains in fourth place and 50 points back of Chip Ganassi Racing legend and four-time series champion Scott Dixon. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, "IndyCar: 5 storylines as series heads to Hunter-Reay's home away from home, Iowa Speedway," 5 July 2018 Included in the 0-for-2018 bunch are seven-time series champion Jimmie Johnson, 2012 champ Brad Keselowski, 2004 champ Kurt Busch, Denny Hamlin, Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, Jamie McMurray and Aric Almirola. Mike Hembree, USA TODAY, "Martin Truex Jr. excited to hit the road for NASCAR race at Sonoma," 21 June 2018 The trick for politicians and public figures in using TV, is to try to look and sound like the families on TV in prime-time series, and the Kavanaughs did that. David Zurawik, baltimoresun.com, "Kavanaugh's introduction as Supreme Court nominee was slick prime-time TV. That has dangerous implications," 10 July 2018 Yale leads the all-time series 67-59-8 and won last year’s matchup 24-3 at the Yale Bowl. Shawn Mcfarland, courant.com, "Noon Start Time Announced For 'The Game' Between Yale And Harvard At Fenway Park," 26 June 2018

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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