Definition of serial number in English:

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serial number

Pronunciation: /ˈsirēəl ˈnəmbər/

noun

A number showing the position of an item in a series, especially one printed on paper currency or on a manufactured article for the purposes of identification.
Example sentences
  • US intelligence has recorded their serial numbers to identify their source.
  • The serial numbers are printed on adhesive strips, so I put the strip on the case.
  • They were trying to see if they could identify him by the serial number on his gun.

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Syllabification: se·ri·al num·ber

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