Milestone vs Timescale - What's the difference?

milestone | timescale |


As nouns the difference between milestone and timescale

is that milestone is a stone milepost (or by extension in other materials), one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals, typically at the side of the road or in a median while timescale is .

As a verb milestone

is to place milestones along (a road, etc).

milestone

Noun

(en noun)
  • A stone milepost (or by extension in other materials), one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals, typically at the side of the road or in a median.
  • An important event in a person's life or career, in the history of a nation, in the life of some project, etc.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2012, month=March-April
  • , author= , title=Well-connected Brains , volume=100, issue=2, page=171 , magazine=(American Scientist) citation , passage=Creating a complete map of the human connectome would therefore be a monumental milestone but not the end of the journey to understanding how our brains work.}}

    Synonyms

    * landmark

    Verb

    (mileston)
  • To place milestones along (a road, etc.).
  • To plan out a project as a series of major steps.
  • Anagrams

    * limestone

    timescale

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)