Meaning of SERIES in English


[se.ries] n, pl series often attrib [L, fr. serere to join, link together; akin to Gk eirein to string together, hormos chain, necklace, and perh. to L sort-, sors lot] (1611) 1 a: a number of things or events of the same class coming one after another in spatial or temporal succession "a concert ~" "the hall opened into a ~ of small rooms" b: a set of regularly presented television programs each of which is complete in itself

2: the indicated sum of a usu. infinite sequence of numbers 3 a: the coins or currency of a particular country and period b: a group of postage stamps in different denominations

4: a succession of volumes or issues published with related subjects or authors, similar format and price, or continuous numbering

5: a division of rock formations that is smaller than a system and comprises rocks deposited during an epoch

6: a group of chemical compounds related in composition and structure 7: an arrangement of the parts of or elements in an electric circuit whereby the whole current passes through each part or element without branching--compare parallel 8: a set of vowels connected by ablaut (as i, a, u in ring, rang, rung) 9: a number of games (as of baseball) played usu. on consecutive days between two teams "in town for a 3-game ~" 10: a group of successive coordinate sentence elements joined together 11: soil series 12: three consecutive games in bowling -- in series : in a serial arrangement

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