Definitions of series

a
serialized
set
of
programs; "
a
comedy
series"; "
the
Masterworks
concert
series"

(
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"

(
mathematics)
the
sum
of
a
finite
or
infinite
sequence
of
expressions

(
sports)
several
contests
played
successively
by
the
same
teams; "
the
Yankees
swept
the
series"

similar
things
placed
in
order
or
happening
one
after
another; "
they
were
investigating
a
series
of
bank
robberies"

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"

(
sports)
several
contests
played
successively
by
the
same
teams; "
the
visiting
team
swept
the
series"

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.

A
parcel
of
rough
diamonds
of
assorted
qualities.

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.

Any
comprehensive
group
of
animals
or
plants
including
several
subordinate
related
groups.

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.

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.

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.

Order;
succession.

A
connected
succession.

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.
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