- 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.
- 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.
- As a direct spin-off prequel of the reimagined Ronald Moore series, it offers fans new Battlestar Galactica wallpaper images from a setting that takes place 50 years before the events of the BSG timeline.
- Many of Larry Niven's books and stories take place in a cohesive universe he calls the Known Space series - that is, they all are in the 'same' universe, wherever they happen to fall on the timeline.