Associations to the word «Series»


SERIES, noun. A number of things that follow on one after the other or are connected one after the other.
SERIES, noun. (US) (Canada) A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals
SERIES, noun. (British) A group of episodes of a television or radio program broadcast in regular intervals with a long break between each group, usually with one year between the beginning of each.
SERIES, noun. (mathematics) The sum of the terms of a sequence.
SERIES, noun. (cricket) (baseball) A group of matches between two sides, with the aim being to win more matches than the opposition.
SERIES, noun. (zoology) An unranked taxon.
SERIES, noun. ​(botany) A subdivision of a genus, a taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.
SERIES, noun. (commerce) A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.
SERIES, adjective. (electronics) Connected one after the other in a circuit.
SERIES CIRCUIT, noun. Any electric circuit having all elements joined in a sequence such that the same current flows through them all
SERIES CIRCUITS, noun. Plural of series circuit
SERIES FINALE, noun. The promotional or advertisement term used to describe the final episode of a television program, usually a situation comedy or a drama.
SERIES ORIGINAL, noun. (narratology) The first published narrative in a series of works; a narrative from which later narratives are written after. It serves as the chronological core of the series.

Dictionary definition

SERIES, noun. Similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies".
SERIES, noun. A serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series".
SERIES, noun. A periodical that appears at scheduled times.
SERIES, noun. (sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; "the visiting team swept the series".
SERIES, noun. (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".
SERIES, noun. 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 Indian-head pennies".
SERIES, noun. (mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions.

Wise words

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