Meaning of SERIES in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈsir-(ˌ)ēz ]


( plural series )

Usage: often attributive

Etymology: Latin, from serere to join, link together; akin to Greek eirein to string together, hormos chain, necklace, and perhaps to Latin sort-, sors lot

Date: 1611


a. : a number of things or events of the same class coming one after another in spatial or temporal succession

a concert series

the hall opened into a series of small rooms

b. : a set of regularly presented television programs each of which is complete in itself

2. : the indicated sum of a usually infinite sequence of numbers


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 usually on consecutive days between two teams

in town for a 3-game series

10. : a group of successive coordinate sentence elements joined together

11. : soil series

12. : three consecutive games in bowling

- in series

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.