- a chart, table, etc. of historical dates and events in chronological order, typically including summaries and illustrations
- any chronological summary or listing of historical or planned events
- An example of a timeline is what a policeman will construct to figure out a crime.
- An example of a timeline is a listing of details regarding an important time in history.
The definition of a timeline is a list of events in the order that they happened.
Also written time line
- A schedule of activities or events; a timetable.
- a. A chronology.b. A representation or exhibit of key events within a particular historical period, often consisting of illustrative visual material accompanied by written commentary, arranged chronologically.
(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.
- The teacher showed the students how to create their history timeline to show the events in chronological order.
- When setting your timeline for a dress purchase, plan on approximately two to four fittings with the initial fitting and the final fitting spaced about two months apart to allow for any weight fluctuations that might occur.
- Keeping in contact with the borrower may stretch the procedures out a little longer to give borrowers the chance to catch up and stop the foreclosure process, but most foreclosures follow this approximate timeline.
- Tasha Yar - Chief Security Officer for the Enterprise 1701-D, Yar died in the line of duty, although an alternate timeline sent her back in time where she was captured by Romulans and gave birth to a daughter.
- Some scientists, however, believe such an effect would be prevented because the action would not alter your timeline, but instead create a new branch of time, known as an alternate world or parallel world.