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Definitions of series

  1.   ( mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions
  2.   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"
  3.   similar things placed in order or happening one after another; " they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
  4.   Any comprehensive group of animals or plants including several subordinate related groups.
  5.   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.
  6.   A connected succession.
  7.   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.
  8.   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.
  9.   a periodical that appears at scheduled times
  10.   ( sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; " the Yankees swept the series"
  11.   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.
  12.   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.
  13.   Order; succession.
  14.   ( 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"
  15.   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.
  16.   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.
  17.   A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.
  18.   a serialized set of programs; " a comedy series"; " the Masterworks concert series"
  19.   A number of things or events succeeding one another in order, and similarly related to each other; a sequence.
  20.   ( sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; " the visiting team swept the series"
  21.   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.

Quotes of series

  1. I'd love to do a whole series of stories and have them collected into books. – Sergio Aragones
  2. For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance characters as part of my series – Frank Bruno
  3. I have agreed to lend my voice to Nature's Guard, an animated series which hopefully will go into production in the near future. The characters are all animals. My voice will be for a character named Longtail. – Jeremy Bulloch
  4. The joke that I make is that there are instances on the TV series that happen to me, - except on Sex and the City they always make it better or worse than real life and I am actually saying that in a joking way. – Candace Bushnell
  5. You know, a lot of people say they didn't want to die until the Red Sox won the World Series Well, there could be a lot of busy ambulances tomorrow. – Johnny Damon
  6. I'd rather do a lot of movies than a TV series and do a lot of different roles than be stuck in one TV thing. – Noah Hathaway
  7. We've had a series of major news stories that have brought in viewers who either were sampling to see what else was available or were normal news watchers. The Florida recount and the end of the election was a huge development. And then 9/11 came along. – Brit Hume
  8. I would hope we would begin a series of projects that would do more to bring the different parts of the university together in the study of Asia, for example, in the study of the professions in Asia. – William Kirby
  9. They say anything can happen in a short series I just didn't expect it to be that short. – Al Lopez
  10. I'm very fond of the Talent series and also the Crystal Singer trio. – Anne McCaffrey
  11. The beard is here because I got tired of shaving and Grissom, subsequently, got tired of shaving. Grissom, like any other 50 -year -old man, is going through a series of mid -life changes. Who knows, he may start drinking. – William Petersen
  12. To me, there is something superbly symbolic in the fact that an astronaut, sent up as assistant to a series of computers, found that he worked more accurately and more intelligently than they. Inside the capsule, man is still in charge. – Adlai Stevenson
  13. I liked working in a series going to work every day and not having to leave town for long locations. I was producing them and building an audience. – Robert Wagner
  14. Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves? – Andy Warhol
  15. My poems were just kind of all over the place. They had no focus, no location, nothing. Kind of a series of images that could have been set anywhere. A lot of the poems were just exercises for myself. – James Welch

Usage examples for series

  1. The Circuit Courts form the next series of the Federal courts higher than the District Courts. ” – Government and Administration of the United States by Westel W. Willoughby and William F. Willoughby
  2. And if you wish to know what the present was you may find out by reading the next book in this series – The Story of a White Rocking Horse by Laura Lee Hope
  3. Leaving the now useless wheel, Eben rushed to the side of the boat and lifted up his voice in a series of ringing calls for help. ” – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  4. “ Fleurus was decided in June 1794. It was not a battle in which British troops were concerned, and therefore can form no part of this series – Tourcoing by Hilaire Belloc
  5. The last ball game of the series between Yale and Harvard comes off next week? ” – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  6. She was, he discovered, one of those persons whose conversation was a series of exclamation marks. ” – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  7. She swerved to avoid a boulder which would have broken her ski had she crashed into it, and rode out a series of long, undulating hollows. ” – Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt
  8. On the top of the ridge he stopped again, to spend the last of his breath in another series of wild shouts. ” – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  9. It made no statements, but asked a series of questions concerning the financial obligations of Messrs. ” – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  10. This was the first of a series of questions which opened the hearts of these people to me. ” – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  11. Indeed, all the accounts from India, from one end to another, are nothing but a series of fraud, while Mr. Hastings was concerned in them. ” – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  12. List of the Series – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  13. Series B: Lesson 8, Finding a job. ” – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  14. “ A terrible cloud of misfortune was gathering over her, accompanied by a series of adventures the most mysterious and the most incredible. ” – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  15. Would you like a series of papers to run through three months, or six, or nine- or about four months, say?" ” – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  16. She ascended the steps, stood beside him just within the porch, and for the first time obtained a series of short views of his person, as they waited there in silence. ” – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  17. There are five volumes in the series and they will form a very choice addition to a youth's library. ” – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  18. “ A complete List of the Series will be found on the following pages. ” – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  19. After trying sittings here and there, we finally settled upon a series of afternoon sessions in Fowler's own house. ” – The Shadow World by Hamlin Garland
  20. The series of steps led into the so- called Court of the Women. ” – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent

Rhymes for series