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timeline (plural timelines)
- A graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events (past or future); a chronology.
- 2015, “Energy”, in If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, performed by Drake:
- I got bitches askin' me about the code for the Wi-Fi / So they can talk about they timeline / And show me pictures of they friends
- 2023 February 8, Andrew Mourant, “A serious shuttle service with options to Taunton and beyond”, in RAIL, number 976, page 31:
- But, as things stand, there's no timeline in place for reopening.
- A schedule of activities; a timetable.
- (science fiction) An individual universe or reality, especially a parallel/alternate one in which events differ from actual history, or differ from the established canon of a fictional world.
- Synonyms: timestream, time track
- 1997 May 5, Children of Time (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), number 22 (Science Fiction), season 5, Paramount Domestic Television, →OCLC:
- SISKO: I don't quite know how to say this... but now that we know about the accident that sent the ship back in time, we should be able to avoid it.
WORF: Well if we do that, your timeline will collapse and everything here will cease to exist.
- (graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events): chronology
- (schedule of activities): schedule, timetable
graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events
schedule of activities
timeline (third-person singular simple present timelines, present participle timelining, simple past and past participle timelined)
- To analyse a sequence of events or activities.
- To display such a sequence graphically.
timeline f (plural timelines)
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