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time series

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.
Origin of time series
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • As per the chart of the day, would have liked to see some time series data on the factors in a table.
  • The time series of brightness measurements for a star is called a light curve.
  • The key is to regularly scope in and out of the system in a a time series way of studies.
  • The further problem is this: highly predictable changes in orbital do not match the temperature time series of ancient climates.
  • With the longer time series, a statistically significant trend now emerges.
  • So then you tweak these parameters to fit a time series of climate data.
  • There's only one time series available to fit, apparently.
  • Prime-time series attract loyal viewers by their familiarity, not by offering a vagrant astonishment each week.
  • Effectively transforming a time series signal into its component time independent modes.
  • To get a statistically significant signal to noise ratio, the longer time series, the better.
British Dictionary definitions for time series

time series

(statistics) a series of values of a variable taken in successive periods of time
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