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Series meaning

series - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; " the visiting team swept the series"
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. Any comprehensive group of animals or plants including several subordinate related groups.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Order; succession.

series - examples of usage

  1. Those who seek an account of the early years at Jamestown should turn to another number in this same series. - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
  2. During the afternoon he listened with an air of interested attention while Dale told him at considerable length the series of events that had led up to this crisis. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. The life of an animal is a series of sensations, impulses, thoughts, and actions. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
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