- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈsɪə.ɹiːz/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɪɹiz/, /ˈsiɹiz/
- Homophones: Siri's, Siris, Ceres
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series (plural series)
- A number of things that follow on one after the other or are connected one after the other.
- 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 19, in The China Governess:
- 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.
- 2013 June 28, Joris Luyendijk, “Our banks are out of control”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 3, page 21:
- Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic […]. Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. When a series of bank failures made this impossible, there was widespread anger, leading to the public humiliation of symbolic figures.
- A series of seemingly inconsequential events led cumulatively to the fall of the company.
- (broadcasting) A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals
- (Discuss(+) this sense) (mathematics) The sequence of partial sums of a given sequence ai.
- The harmonic series has been much studied.
- (cricket, baseball) 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.
- (zoology) An unranked taxon.
- (botany) A subdivision of a genus, a taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.
- (commerce) A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.
- (phonology) A set of consonants that share a particular phonetic or phonological feature.
- (mathematics): Beginning students often confuse series with sequence.
- → Japanese: シリーズ (shirīzu)
a number of things that follow on one after the other
television or radio program
in analysis: sum of the terms of a sequence
series (not comparable)
- (electronics) Connected one after the other in a circuit.
- You have to connect the lights in series for them to work properly.
- Antonym: parallel
- series in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- series in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- series at OneLook Dictionary Search
- second-person singular conditional form of ser
- Plural form of serie
- plural of
From serō (“to bind”).
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈse.ri.eːs/, [ˈsɛ.ri.eːs]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈse.ri.es/, [ˈsɛː.ri.ɛs]
- series in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- series in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- series in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
- series in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
- second-person singular (tu) present subjunctive of seriar
- second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) negative imperative of seriar
- plural of
- indefinite genitive singular of serie