[ noun ] similar things placed in order or happening one after another
"they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
Used in print(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"
Used in print(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
Used in print(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"
[ noun ] (baseball,sport) series that constitutes the playoff for the baseball championship
"we watched the World Series on TV"
Used in print(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 .