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  • n. Plural form of trend.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of trend.


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  • Google insights (that shows the term trends; related terms and related news stories);

    Search Engine Journal

  • Alan Blinder's lament about the difficulty of picking up long term trends is a result of over-reliance on linear thinking.

    Economists Too Linear?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Google's latest move should let Google add fine-grained personalization based on current missions and short-term trends, which is likely to work even better to help people find what they need.

    Geeking with Greg

  • It is usually best to focus on long term trends, which is why the developments in Europe really do have some meaning.

    The Agonist - thoughtful, global, timely

  • As such, we appear to be better off with ensembles of runs with a given model (or ensemble of models) and looking at the distribution - or what he referred to as trends - after a suitable length of time.


  • What we’re seeing in trends is not only lower fuel consumption from the public, but lower levels of demand in general.

    Oil Prices Slide Again, But Not Gas Prices « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • In Chapter 5 we saw the fluidity of American religion as we examined the long-term trends in gains and losses within the major religious traditions.

    American Grace

  • One final bit of evidence regarding long-term trends in religious observance in America comes from simply asking Americans “How often did your family attend religious services when you were growing up, if at all?” and comparing the answers to their own religious attendance today.

    American Grace

  • The Recession has been a devastating new low, but it is unfortunately a continuation of longer-term trends that have the potential to make this generation of young adults the lost generation.

    Jennifer Mishory: The State of Young America

  • Unsurprisingly, both our youth roundtables and polling found that the longer-term trends and the harsh Recession have had a major impact on young people.

    Jennifer Mishory: The State of Young America


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