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trendline

[trend-lahyn] /ˈtrɛndˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
an upward or downward line on a chart indicating movements of average prices, as of stocks, over a period of time.
Also, trend line.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15 for more general sense; trend + line1
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  • The potential output trendline was based on unsustainable growth based on easy credit that was never going to be paid back.
  • However, many other goods are declining in price significantly, making the trendline deflationary.
  • Traffic forecasts were developed using a trendline forecasting method.
  • In order to characterize each home, trendline equations were developed for pre- and post- storm window installation.
  • Initial concentrations were estimated using a linear trendline through the first six months of data points.

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