# Volumes vs. Series — What's the Difference?

## Difference Between Volumes and Series

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#### Volumes

A collection of written or printed sheets bound together; a book.

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A number of objects or events arranged or coming one after the other in succession.

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One of the books of a work printed and bound in more than one book.

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A set of stamps, coins, or currency issued in a particular period.

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A series of issues of a periodical, usually covering one calendar year.

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#### Series

Physics & Chemistry A group of objects related by linearly varying successive differences in form or configuration

A radioactive decay series.

The paraffin alkane series.

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A unit of written material assembled together and cataloged in a library.

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(Mathematics) The sum of a sequentially ordered finite or infinite set of terms.

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A roll of parchment; a scroll.

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(Geology) A group of rock formations closely related in time of origin and distinct as a group from other formations.

#### Volumes

The amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object or region of space, expressed in cubic units.

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(Grammar) A succession of coordinate elements in a sentence.

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The capacity of such a region or of a specified container, expressed in cubic units.

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A succession of publications that present an extended narrative, such as a comic book series, or that have similar subjects or similar formats, such as a series of cookbooks.

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Amount; quantity:a low volume of business; a considerable volume of lumber.

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A succession of individual programs presented as parts of a unified whole, such as the set of episodes of a television show or a podcast.

#### Volumes

OftenvolumesA large amount:volumes of praise.

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(Sports) A number of games played by the same two teams, often in succession.

#### Volumes

The amplitude or loudness of a sound.

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(Baseball) The World Series.

#### Volumes

A control, as on a radio, for adjusting amplitude or loudness.

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(Linguistics) A set of vowels or diphthongs related by ablaut, as in sing, sang, sung, and song.

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Plural of volume.

#### Series

A number of things that follow on one after the other or are connected one after the other.

A series of seemingly inconsequential events led cumulatively to the fall of the company.

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(broadcasting) A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals

“Friends” was one of the most successful television series in recent years.

#### Series

(mathematics) The sequence of partial sums $\backslash sum\_\{i=1\}^n\{a\_i\}$ of a given sequence a

_{i}.The harmonic series has been much studied.

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A group of matches between two sides, with the aim being to win more matches than the opposition.

The Blue Jays are playing the Yankees in a four-game series.

#### Series

(zoology) An unranked taxon.

#### Series

(botany) A subdivision of a genus, a taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.

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(commerce) A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.

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(phonology) A set of consonants that share a particular phonetic or phonological feature.

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(electronics) Connected one after the other in a circuit, in series.

You have to connect the lights in series for them to work properly.

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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.

During some years his life a series of triumphs.

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Any comprehensive group of animals or plants including several subordinate related groups.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.

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Similar things placed in order or happening one after another;

They were investigating a series of bank robberies

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A serialized set of programs;

A comedy series

The Masterworks concert series

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A periodical that appears at scheduled times

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(sports) several contests played successively by the same teams;

The visiting team swept the series

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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

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(mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions

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(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

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