Definition of "series" []

  • A number of objects or events arranged or coming one after the other in succession. (noun)
  • A set of stamps, coins, or currency issued in a particular period. (noun)
  • Physics & Chemistry A group of objects related by linearly varying successive differences in form or configuration: a radioactive decay series; the paraffin alkane series. (noun)
  • Mathematics The sum of a sequentially ordered finite or infinite set of terms. (noun)
  • Geology A group of rock formations closely related in time of origin and distinct as a group from other formations. (noun)
  • A group or connected succession of similar or related things, usually arranged in order (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A set of radio or television programmes having the same characters and setting but different stories (noun)
  • A set of books having the same format, related content, etc, published by one firm (noun)
  • A set of stamps, coins, etc, issued at a particular time (noun)
  • The sum of a finite or infinite sequence of numbers or quantities (noun)
  • A configuration of two or more components connected in a circuit so that the same current flows in turn through each of them (esp in the phrase in series) (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A succession of coordinate elements in a sentence (noun)
  • A stratigraphical unit that is a subdivision of a system and represents the rocks formed during an epoch (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "series" in a sentence
  • "One of the most important of these series is the _fatty-acid series_, the name having been given to it because the derivatives of certain of its members are constituents of the fats."
  • "$series = $ this - > _series; reset ($series); while (list ($key, $serie) = each ($series)) if"
  • "LeBron James scored 24 points for his first win in five finals-game appearances, Dwyane Wade added 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Heat beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-84 in Game 1 of the title series Tuesday night."