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a periodical that appears at scheduled times Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

(electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other; "the voltage divider consisted of a series of fixed resistors" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

(mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

(sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; "the Yankees swept the series" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

a group of postage stamps having a common theme or a group of coins or currency selected as a group for study or collection; "the Post Office issued a series commemorating famous American entertainers"; "his coin collection included the complete series of Indianhead pennies" Wordnet Dictionary DB

(sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; "the visiting team swept the series" Wordnet Dictionary DB

In Engler's system of plant classification, a group of families showing certain structural or morphological relationships. It corresponds to the cohort of some writers, and to the order of many modern systematists. Webster Dictionary DB

A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities. Webster Dictionary DB

A number of things or events standing or succeeding in order, and connected by a like relation; sequence; order; course; a succession of things; as, a continuous series of calamitous events. Webster Dictionary DB

Any comprehensive group of animals or plants including several subordinate related groups. Webster Dictionary DB

An indefinite number of terms succeeding one another, each of which is derived from one or more of the preceding by a fixed law, called the law of the series; as, an arithmetical series; a geometrical series. Webster Dictionary DB

A mode of arranging the separate parts of a circuit by connecting them successively end to end to form a single path for the current;  opposed to parallel. The parts so arranged are said to be in series. Webster Dictionary DB

A number of things or events succeeding one another in order, and similarly related to each other; a sequence. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

1. A succession of similar objects following one another in space or time. 2. In chemistry, a group of substances either elements or compounds, having similar properties or differing from each other in composition by a constant ratio. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.

Sing. and pl. a succession of things connected by some likeness: sequence: order: (math.) a progression of numbers or quantities according to a certain law. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Order; succession. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

A connected succession. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

A connected succession of things having certain properties in common; succession; sequence; order; a number of terms in succession increasing or diminishing in a certain ratio. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

A succession of things in the same order, and having the same mutual relation; course; train; in arith. or alg., a number of terms in succession, increasing or diminishing according to a certain law. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

A mode of arranging the separate parts of a circuit by connecting them successively end to end to form a single path for the current; opposed to parallel. The parts so arranged are said to be in series. dictgcide_fs

s[=e]'ri[=e]z, n.sing. and pl. a succession of things connected by some likeness: sequence: order: (math.) a progression of numbers or quantities according to a certain law.ARITHMETICAL SERIES, a series whose terms progress by the addition or subtraction of a constant difference; GEOMETRICAL SERIES, a series whose successive terms progress by a constant multiplier or divisorthe common ratio; RECIPROCAL SERIES, a series each of whose terms is the reciprocal of the corresponding term of another series. [L.,ser[)e]re, sertum, to join.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683

(pl. same). Number of things of which each is similar to the preceding or related to it as it to its predecessor, sequence, succession, order, row, set, (a s. of kings, misfortunes; in s., in ordered succession; s. of stamps, coins, &c., of different denominations but issued at one time, in one reign, &c.; the whole s. of reform acts); (Bibliog.) set of successive issues of a periodical, of articles on one subject or by one writer, &c., esp. (first, second, &c. s.) when numbered differently from a preceding or following set, also set of independent books in common format or under common title or supervised by common editorinchief, (Guesses at Truth, 2nd s.; the MenofLetters s.); (Geol.) set of strata with common characteristic; (Chem.) set of elements with common properties or of compounds with common radical; (Math.) set of terms constituting a progression or having the several values determined by a common relation (arithmetical, geometrical, s., one in arithmetical, geometrical, progression); (Elect.) set of batteries &c. having positive electrode of each connected with negative of next; (Zool.) number of connected genera, families, &c. (used vaguely like GROUP). [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary

[L.] (Math.) A succession of numbers, each of which is related to the one before it according to some determinate rule; as a geometrical series or progression. See Progression. Glossary of terms and phrases  Percy

n. [Latin] A number of things or events standing or succeeding in order, and connected by a like relation; a line or row of things ;sequence; order: course; succession of things;in natural history, an order or subdivision of some class of natural' bodies ;in arithmetic and algebra, an indefinite number of terms succeeding one another, and increasing or diminishing proportionally by a determinate rate. Cabinet Dictionary
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