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time line

a linear representation of important events in the order in which they occurred.
a schedule; timetable.
Also, timeline.
Origin of time line
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for timeline
  • What sucks is when you forget to ask their timeline.
  • Have students look at this geologic timeline and read the caption.
  • Click here to view a timeline of the prison's history.
  • Maintaining quality standards while minimizing costs and timeline is the name of the game.
  • The website includes a timeline that puts this history in the context of a single year.
  • The long investor, such as pension funds, individuals buying shares for retirement savings has a long timeline.
  • Include a timeline for accomplishing each objective.
  • The timeline for the evolution of matter starts at zero before wavelengths.
  • timeline goes back into your history of status updates, the apps you've used and the places you've checked into.
  • The real question however is how all this fits into the grander scheme and timeline.
British Dictionary definitions for timeline


a graphic representation showing the passage of time as a line
a time frame during which something is scheduled to happen
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