HyperDic: serial

English > 6 senses of the word serial:
ADJECTIVEallserial, consecutive, sequent, sequential, successivein regular succession without gaps
pertserialpertaining to or composed in serial technique
pertserialpertaining to or occurring in or producing a series
allserial, in series, nonparallelof or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations
NOUNcommunicationserial, seriesa serialized set of programs
communicationserial, series, serial publicationa periodical that appears at scheduled times
serial > pronunciation
Soundssih'riyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > serial: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn regular succession without gaps.
Example"serial concerts"
Synonymsconsecutive, sequent, sequential, successive
BroaderorderedHaving a systematic arrangement
Spanishcontinuado, continuo, secuencial, sucesivo
Catalancontinu, continuat, seqüencial, successiu
Nounsseriala serialized set of programs
seriala periodical that appears at scheduled times
seriessimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
English > serial: 6 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningpertaining to or composed in serial technique.
Example"serial music"
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Nounsserialism20th century music that uses a definite order of notes as a thematic basis for a musical composition
seriessimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
Adverbsseriallyin a serial manner
English > serial: 6 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningpertaining to or occurring in or producing a series.
Examples
  • "serial monogamy"
  • "serial killing"
  • "a serial killer"
  • "serial publication"
Spanishen serie
Catalanen sèrie
Nounsseriala serialized set of programs
seriala periodical that appears at scheduled times
seriessimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
English > serial: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations.
Example"serial processing"
Synonymsin series, nonparallel
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderasynchronousnot synchronous
Nounsseries(electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other
English > serial: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA serialized set of programs.
Synonymseries
Partsepisode, installment, instalmentA part of a broadcast serial
Narrowersoap operaA serialized program usually dealing with sentimentalized family matters that is broadcast on radio or television (frequently sponsored by a company advertising soap products)
tetralogyA series of four related works (plays or operas or novels)
Broaderbroadcast, program, programmeA radio or television show
Spanishserial, serie
Catalanserial
Adjectivesserialpertaining to or occurring in or producing a series
serialin regular succession without gaps
English > serial: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA periodical that appears at scheduled times.
Synonymsseries, serial publication
Membersissue, numberOne of a series published periodically
Partsinstallment, instalmentA part of a published serial
NarrowerbimonthlyA periodical that is published twice a month or every two months (either 24 or 6 issues per year)
biweeklyA periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year)
monthlyA periodical that is published every month (or 12 issues per year)
quarterlyA periodical that is published every quarter (or four issues per year)
semimonthlyA periodical that is published twice each month (or 24 issues per year)
semiweeklyA periodical that is published twice each week (or 104 issues per year)
weeklyA periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
BroaderperiodicalA publication that appears at fixed intervals
Spanishserial
Catalansèrie
Adjectivesserialpertaining to or occurring in or producing a series
serialin regular succession without gaps

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