Meaning of SERIES in English
■ noun ( plural same)
1》 a number of similar or related things coming one after another.
↘a set of books, periodicals, etc., published in a common format.
↘a set of stamps, banknotes, or coins issued at a particular time.
2》 a sequence of related television or radio programmes.
3》 Music another term for tone row .
4》 [as modifier ] having or denoting electrical components connected in ~.
5》 Geology a range of strata corresponding to an epoch in time, being a subdivision of a system and itself subdivided into stages.
6》 Mathematics a set of quantities constituting a progression or having values determined by a common relation.
in ~ (of electrical components or circuits) arranged so that the current passes through each successively.
C17: from L., lit. 'row, chain', from serere 'join, connect'.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004