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series meaning

EN[ˈsɪə.ɹiːz]
US
WSeries
  • Series (singular) may refer to anything of a serial form:
A series circuit
A series circuit
  • NounPREséri-SUF-ies
    1. A number of things that follow on one after the other or are connected one after the other.
      1. When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. […]. The captive made no resistance and came not only quietly but in a series of eager little rushes like a timid dog on a choke chain.
    2. (US, Canada) A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals.
      1. Friends was one of the most successful television series in recent years.
    3. (Britain) A group of episodes of a television or radio program broadcast in regular intervals with a long break between each group, usually with one year between the beginning of each.
      1. The third series of Friends aired from 1996 to 1997. ‎
    4. (mathematics) The sum of the terms of a sequence.
      1. The harmonic series has been much studied. ‎
    5. (cricket, baseball) A group of matches between two sides, with the aim being to win more matches than the opposition.
      1. The Blue Jays are playing the Yankees in a four-game series. ‎
    6. (zoology) An unranked taxon.
      1. (botany) A subdivision of a genus, a taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.
        1. (commerce) A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.
        2. Adjective
          1. (electronics) Connected one after the other in a circuit.
            1. You have to connect the lights in series for them to work properly.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Recently, we synthesized two series of candidate azanitrile inhibitors that were selected for their inhibition against human CatK activity in vitro [24 ].
            • If the inital passage consists of a series of paragraphs, each with a one-sentence summary, the individual's success in managing to précis the essential content of the message can then be assessed
            • Friends was one of the most successful television series in recent years.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Intel knew the K6-III 450 with its 256k built-in cache would whoop ass on the Pentium II series.
            • The wheatstacks have also inspired one of this show’s mildly irritating interactive components: a digital gallery inviting viewers to design their own exhibitions of the series.
            • There has only been one unassisted triple play recorded in the World Series.

        Meaning of series for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "series" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a noun form, an invariant noun, an irregular plural, a nouns with irregular plural and a countable noun.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Noun forms
                • Plurals
                  • Irregular plurals
                    • Invariant nouns
                  • Noun plural forms
                    • Irregular plurals
                      • Invariant nouns
                  • Invariant nouns
                    • Irregular plurals
                      • Invariant nouns
                      • Nouns with irregular plurals
                        • Invariant nouns
                        • Countable nouns
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                      Definiteness: Level 9
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