Series


Series

Series may refer to:

Mathematics and science

* Series (botany), a taxonomic rank between "genus" and "species"
* Series (mathematics), the sum of a sequence of terms
* Series circuits, a kind of electrical network
* Seriation (archaeology), a method of dating objects
* Seriation (semiotics), a concept in interpreting phenomena
* series (geology), a stratigraphic unit deposited during a certain interval of geologic time

Gender studies

* Seriality (Gender studies), a concept that redefines the category of "woman"

Media and entertainment

*Television program, used as a synonym for series in countries including the United States
*Film series, a collection of related films in succession
*Book series, a sequence of books, usually sharing the same author or marketed as a group
*Video game series, a sequence of video games that are part of the same franchise
*Serialism, a system of composing music

Other uses

* Series (United States currency), referring to the year that a bill's design was adopted
* A sequence of competitive sports events, sometimes to decide a championship; see also World Series (disambiguation)


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  • Series — Se ries, n. [L. series, fr. serere, sertum, to join or bind together; cf. Gr. ??? to fasten, Skr. sarit thread. Cf. {Assert}, {Desert} a solitude, {Exert}, {Insert}, {Seraglio}.] 1. A number of things or events standing or succeeding in order,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • series — noun (plural series) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Latin, from serere to join, link together; akin to Greek eirein to string together, hormos chain, necklace, and perhaps to Latin sort , sors lot Date: 1611 1. a. a number of things or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Series dynamo — (Elec.) (a) A series wound dynamo. (b) A dynamo running in series with another or others. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Series motor — (Elec.) (a) A series wound motor. (b) A motor capable of being used in a series circuit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Series turns — (Elec.) The turns in a series circuit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Series winding — (Elec.) A winding in which the armature coil and the field magnet coil are in series with the external circuits; opposed to {shunt winding}. {Se ries wound }, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Series-wound — Series winding Series winding (Elec.) A winding in which the armature coil and the field magnet coil are in series with the external circuits; opposed to {shunt winding}. {Se ries wound }, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Series (botany) — Series is a low level taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.In botany, a series is a subdivision of a genus. It is typically used to help organize very large genera, which may have hundreds of species.It… …   Wikipedia

  • Series (mathematics) — A series is the sum of the terms of a sequence. Finite sequences and series have defined first and last terms, whereas infinite sequences and series continue indefinitely.[1] In mathematics, given an infinite sequence of numbers { an } …   Wikipedia

  • Series finale — Final Episode redirects here. For the song, see Final Episode (Let s Change the Channel). A series finale refers to the last installment of a series with a narrative presented through mediums such as television, film and literature. In many… …   Wikipedia


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