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[ noun ] (sports) several contests played successively by the same teams


"the Yankees swept the series"

[ noun ] similar things placed in order or happening one after another


"they were investigating a series of bank robberies"

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(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)

One such wife , Dr._Linden says , became disgusted with her weak husband and flurried through a series of extramarital affairs in the hope of finding a stronger man .

(L. Don Leet and Florence J. Leet, editors, The World of...)

A tsunami is not a single wave but a series .

Usually the third to the eighth waves in the series are the biggest .

It consists_of a series of pipes and a pressure measuring chamber which record the rise and fall of the water surface .

(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)

Their kind created an American culture superior to any in the world , an industrial and technological culture which penetrated Russia as it did almost every corner of the earth without a nickel from the Federal treasury or a single governmental specialist to contrive directives or program a series of consultations of interested agencies .

[ noun ] (television,performing arts) a serialized set of programs




"a comedy series" "the Masterworks concert series"

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(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

For sheer ambition , take the Decca series titled modestly `` Wisdom '' .

Volumes One and Two , selected from the sound_tracks of a television series , contain `` conversations with the elder wise_men of our day '' .

RCA_Victor has an ambitious and useful project in a stereo series called `` Adventures in Music '' , which is an instructional record library for elementary_schools .

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

The program came_out of the NBC Special Projects department , and was slotted in the Du_Pont_Show of the Week series .

About that same time John_Crosby 's TV series on the popular arts proved again that giving jazz ample breathing_space is one of the most sensible things a producer can do .

[ noun ] (writing) a periodical that appears at scheduled times

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(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

The occasion for this marathon : Angel 's long awaited reissue in its `` Great_Recordings_of_the_Century '' series of the Schnabel-Pro_Arte version .

[ noun ] 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" "the complete series of Indian-head pennies"

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[ noun ] (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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connection electronics

[ noun ] (baseball,sport) series that constitutes the playoff for the baseball championship




"we watched the World Series on TV"

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(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)

With Mickey_Mantle and Yogi_Berra both out_of_action due_to injuries , the American_League champs still mounted a 15 - hit attack against a parade of eight Cincinnati pitchers , the most ever used by one team in a series game .

(The New York Times,...)

The owners would_like each club in the fourteen team league to play a home and home series with teams in its division , plus two games against teams in the other division .

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