Definition of time series in English:

time series


  • A series of values of a quantity obtained at successive times, often with equal intervals between them.

    [as modifier] ‘time-series analysis’
    • ‘The light line is an exponential, long-run trend line fitted to the time series by statistical regression.’
    • ‘The last chapters discuss interpolation and graduation, index numbers, and time series.’
    • ‘Some hoped to be able to predict time series of stock values in this way.’
    • ‘The time series were obtained in four different experimental sessions.’
    • ‘The statistical analysis of environmental time series has to take these points into account.’