# Serial vs. Series

## Difference Between Serial and Series

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.

#### Seriesnoun

A number of things that follow on one after the other or are connected one after the other.

A series of seemingly inconsequential events led cumulatively to the fall of the company.

Published or produced in installments.

#### Seriesnoun

A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals

“Friends” was one of the most successful television series in recent years.

#### Serialnoun

A work, such as a work of fiction, published in installments, often numbered and without a specified end.

#### Seriesnoun

A group of episodes of a television or radio program broadcast in regular intervals with a long break between each group, usually with one year between the beginning of each.

The third series of “Friends” aired from 1996 to 1997.

#### Serialnoun

A publication issued in successive parts, often numbered and with no predetermined end.

#### Seriesnoun

(mathematics) The sequence of partial sums $\sum_\left\{i=1\right\}^n\left\{a_i\right\}$ of a given sequence ai.

The harmonic series has been much studied.

#### Serialnoun

A serial number, esp. one required to activate software.

Go to these sites for serials, cracks and keygens.

#### Seriesnoun

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.

#### Serialverb

(transitive) to assign a serial number to (especially of aircraft)

#### Seriesnoun

(zoology) An unranked taxon.

#### Serialnoun

a serialized set of programs;

a comedy seriesthe Masterworks concert series

#### Seriesnoun

(botany) A subdivision of a genus, a taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.

#### Serialnoun

a periodical that appears at scheduled times

#### Seriesnoun

(commerce) A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.

in regular succession without gaps;

serial concerts

#### Seriesnoun

(phonology) A set of consonants that share a particular phonetic or phonological feature.

pertaining to or composed in serial technique;

serial music

(electronics) Connected one after the other in a circuit.

You have to connect the lights in series for them to work properly.

pertaining to or occurring in or producing a series;

serial monogamyserial killinga serial killerserial publication

#### Seriesnoun

similar things placed in order or happening one after another;

they were investigating a series of bank robberies

of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations;

serial processing

#### Seriesnoun

a serialized set of programs;

a comedy seriesthe Masterworks concert series

#### Seriesnoun

a periodical that appears at scheduled times

#### Seriesnoun

(sports) several contests played successively by the same teams;

the visiting team swept the series

#### Seriesnoun

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 entertainershis coin collection included the complete series of Indian-head pennies

#### Seriesnoun

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

#### Seriesnoun

(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