HyperDic: series

English > 7 senses of the word series:
NOUNgroupseriessimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
communicationseries, seriala serialized set of programs
communicationseries, serial, serial publicationa periodical that appears at scheduled times
eventseries(sports) several contests played successively by the same teams
relationseries(electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other
groupseriesa group of postage stamps having a common theme or a group of coins or currency selected as a group for study or collection
cognitionseries(mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions
series > pronunciation
Soundssih'riyz
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > series: 7 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningSimilar things placed in order or happening one after another.
Example"they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
NarrowerStations, Stations of the Cross(Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary
actinide series(chemistry) a series of 15 radioactive elements with increasing atomic numbers from actinium to lawrencium
chain, concatenationA series of things depending on each other as if linked together
cordonA series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
course, lineA connected series of events or actions or developments
cycleA series of poems or songs on the same theme
electromotive series, electromotive force series, electrochemical seriesA serial arrangement of metallic elements or ions according to their electrode potentials determined under specified conditions
helium groupThe series of inert gases
hierarchyA series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system
lanthanide seriesThe rare-earth elements with atomic numbers 57 through 71
nexusA connected series or group
progression, patterned advanceA series with a definite pattern of advance
rash, blizzardA series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
sequenceSerial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
string, trainA sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
successionA group of people or things arranged or following in order
wave trainA succession of waves spaced at regular intervals
Broaderordering, order, ordinationlogical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
Spanishserie
Catalansèrie
Adjectivesserialpertaining to or occurring in or producing a series
serialpertaining to or composed in serial technique
serialin regular succession without gaps
English > series: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA serialized set of programs.
Examples
  • "a comedy series"
  • "the Masterworks concert series"
Synonymserial
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
English > series: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA periodical that appears at scheduled times.
Synonymsserial, 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
English > series: 7 senses > noun 4, event
Meaning(sports) several contests played successively by the same teams.
Example"the visiting team swept the series"
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
NarrowerWorld SeriesSeries that constitutes the playoff for the baseball championship
home standA series of successive games / games / games played at a team's home field or court
Broadercontest, competitionAn occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
English > series: 7 senses > noun 5, relation
Meaning(electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other.
Example"the voltage divider consisted of a series of fixed resistors"
CategoryelectronicsThe branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
Broaderconnection, connexion, connectednessA relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
Adjectivesserialof or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations
English > series: 7 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningA group of postage stamps having a common theme or a group of coins or currency selected as a group for study or collection.
Examples
  • "the Post Office issued a series commemorating famous American entertainers"
  • "his coin collection included the complete series of Indian-head pennies"
Broadergroup, groupingAny number of entities (members) considered as a unit
English > series: 7 senses > noun 7, cognition
Meaning(mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions.
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
NarrowerFourier seriesThe sum of a series of trigonometric expressions
convergence, convergencyThe approach of an infinite series to a finite limit
divergence, divergencyAn infinite series that has no limit
exponential seriesA series derived from the expansion of an exponential expression
geometric seriesA geometric progression written as a sum
power seriesThe sum of terms containing successively higher integral powers of a variable
Broaderpolynomial, multinomialA mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
Spanishserie
Catalansèrie

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