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Volumes vs. Series

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Seriesnoun

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.’;

Seriesnoun

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.’;

Seriesnoun

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.

‘The third series of “Friends” aired from 1996 to 1997.’;

Seriesnoun

(mathematics) The sequence of partial sums \sum_{i=1}^n{a_i} of a given sequence ai.

‘The harmonic series has been much studied.’;

Seriesnoun

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.’;

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Seriesnoun

(zoology) An unranked taxon.

Seriesnoun

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

Seriesnoun

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

Seriesnoun

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

Seriesadjective

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

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

Seriesnoun

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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Seriesnoun

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

Seriesnoun

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.

Seriesnoun

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.

Seriesnoun

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.

Seriesnoun

A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.

Seriesnoun

similar things placed in order or happening one after another;

‘they were investigating a series of bank robberies’;

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Seriesnoun

a serialized set of programs;

‘a comedy series’; ‘the Masterworks concert series’;

Seriesnoun

a periodical that appears at scheduled times

Seriesnoun

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

‘the visiting team swept the series’;

Seriesnoun

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’;

Seriesnoun

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

Seriesnoun

(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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