Timeline vs Timelike - What's the difference?

timeline | timelike |


As a noun timeline

is a graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events (past or future); a chronology.

As a verb timeline

is to analyse a sequence of events or activities.

As an adjective timelike is

(mathematics|physics) of a four-vector in representing a point in spacetime, having a positive four-vector norm.

timeline

English

Alternative forms

* time line * time-line

Noun

(en noun)
  • a graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events (past or future); a chronology
  • a schedule of activities; a timetable
  • Synonyms

    * (graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events ): chronology * (schedule of activities ): schedule, timetable

    Derived terms

    * timeline therapy

    Verb

    (timelin)
  • To analyse a sequence of events or activities.
  • To display such a sequence graphically.
  • Anagrams

    * *

    timelike

    English

    Alternative forms

    * time-like

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (mathematics, physics) Of a four-vector in representing a point in spacetime, having a positive four-vector norm.
  • (physics) (of the interval between two events in spacetime ) Having overlapping light cones, so that information can pass from one to the other, and one can be envisaged as a cause of the other.
  • Derived terms

    * timelike component * timelike congruence * timelike path * future directed timelike vector * past directed timelike vector * timelikeness * timelike vector field

    See also

    * lightlike * spacelike