Meaning of SERIAL in English

adj of or pertaining to rows.

2. serial ·adj of or pertaining to a series; consisting of a series; appearing in successive parts or numbers; as, a serial work or publication.

3. serial ·noun a publication appearing in a series or succession of part; a tale, or other writing, published in successive numbers of a periodical.

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