time series

noun

Definition of time series

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

First Known Use of time series

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Time series.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20series. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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