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series

 
Noun series has 7 senses
  1. series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
    --1 is a kind of
    ordering, order, ordination
    --1 has particulars:
     actinide series; chain, concatenation; course, line; cycle; electromotive series, electromotive force series, electrochemical series; hierarchy; nexus; progression, patterned advance; rash, blizzard; sequence; string, train; succession; wave train; helium group; actinide series; lanthanide series
  2. serial, series - a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
    --2 is a kind of broadcast, program, programme
    --2 has parts: episode, installment, instalment
    --2 has particulars: soap opera; tetralogy
  3. series, serial, serial publication - a periodical that appears at scheduled times
    --3 is a kind of periodical
    --3 has parts: installment, instalment
    --3 has members: issue, number
    --3 has particulars: monthly; bimonthly; quarterly; weekly; biweekly
  4. series - (sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; "the visiting team swept the series"
    --4 is a kind of
    contest, competition
    --4 has particulars: home stand; World Series
  5. series - 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"
    --5 is a kind of
    group, grouping
  6. series - (mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions
    --6 is a kind of
    polynomial, multinomial
    --6 has particulars:
     power series; convergence, convergency; divergence, divergency; geometric series; Fourier series; exponential series
  7. 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"
    --7 is a kind of
    connection, connexion, connectedness
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