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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)

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.

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."