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Serial

Se′ri-al

,
Adj.
1.
Of or pertaining to a series; consisting of a series; appearing in successive parts or numbers;
as, a
serial
work or publication
.
“Classification . . . may be more or less serial.”
H. Spencer.
2.
(Bot.)
Of or pertaining to rows.
Gray.
Serial homology
.
(Biol.)
See under
Homology
.
Serial symmetry
.
(Biol.)
See under
Symmetry
.

Se′ri-al

,
Noun.
A publication appearing in a series or succession of part; a tale, or other writing, published in successive numbers of a periodical.

Definition 2022


serial

serial

See also: seriál

English

Adjective

serial (not comparable)

  1. Having to do with or arranged in a series.
    The serial killer had a string of victims across seven states.
    He was a serial entrepreneur, always coming up with a new way to make cash.
  2. Published or produced in installments.

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Noun

serial (plural serials)

  1. A work, such as a work of fiction, published in installments, often numbered and without a specified end.
  2. A publication issued in successive parts, often numbered and with no predetermined end.
  3. (computing, slang) A serial number required to activate software.
    Go to these sites for serials, cracks and keygens.

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References

  1. serial” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online.
  2. serial” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
  • DeLone et. al. (Eds.) (1975). Aspects of Twentieth-Century Music. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0130493465, Ch. 6.
  • serial at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • Google books: uses of serial

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Spanish

Noun

serial m, f (plural seriales)

  1. serial