series
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈsɪə.ɹiːz/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsɪɹiz/, /ˈsiɹiz/
Noun

series (plural series)

  1. A number of things that follow on one after the other or are connected one after the other.
    Synonyms: chain, line, sequence, stream, succession, Thesaurus:sequence
    A series of seemingly inconsequential events led cumulatively to the fall of the company.
  2. (broadcasting) A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals
    Synonyms: show, program
    “Friends” was one of the most successful television series in recent years.
  3. (Discuss([Wiktionary:Tea_room/2020/Agosto?action=edit§ion=new&preloadtitle=%5B%5Bseries%5D%5D +]) this sense) (mathematics) The sequence of partial sums \sum_{i=1}^n{a_i} of a given sequence ai.
    The harmonic series has been much studied.
  4. (cricket, baseball) A group of matches between two sides, with the aim being to win more matches than the opposition.
    The Blue Jays are playing the Yankees in a four-game series.
  5. (zoology) An unranked taxon.
  6. (botany) A subdivision of a genus, a taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.
  7. (commerce) A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.
  8. (phonology) A set of consonants that share a particular phonetic or phonological feature.
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series (not comparable)

  1. (electronics) Connected one after the other in a circuit.
    You have to connect the lights in series for them to work properly.
    Antonyms: parallel



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