# Time Series

From ExoDictionary

**Time Series**

The values of a variable generated successively in time. A continuous barograph trace is an example of a *continuous time series *, whereas a sequence of hourly pressures is an example of a *discrete time series. *Graphically, a time series is usually plotted with time as the abscissa and the values of the function as the ordinate.

## References

*This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use*