Definition of serialize in English:


Line breaks: seri¦al|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪərɪəlʌɪz
(also serialise)


[with object]
1Publish or broadcast (a story or play) in regular instalments: sections of the book were serialized in the Sunday Times
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  • The result was essentially a Saturday story serialized over three days that took readers into Earls's struggle.
  • Also, the book was originally published serialised in a magazine.
  • When the manuscript of Silent Spring was serialized in The New Yorker in June 1962, Carson was demonized.
2Arrange (something) in a series: each document sent to investors should be individually numbered or serialized
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  • I thought you did an incredible job of serializing the classes.
  • Something more along the lines of an instant messaging chat room session, where the alternating blog entries are serialized, would be better.
  • If the threads are inherently serialized, however, the improved cache hit rate may be worth it.
3 Music Compose according to the techniques of serialism: the Webernites went on to serialize not only the notes themselves, but the silences, the durations



Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  • That novel was popularized further through a television serialization in 1990.
  • They frequently published pirated serialisations of Dickens's novels, garnering extra sales for their papers without paying him a cent.
  • In two serialisations, thousands of words of reportage and endless interviews, its author succeeded in guaranteeing that once it reached the bookstands, his book would be a blockbuster.

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