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series US English

A number of things, events, or people of a similar kind or related nature coming one after another

series US Thesaurus

a series of lectures

in series US English

(Of a set of batteries or electrical components) arranged so that the current passes through each successively

time series US English

A series of values of a quantity obtained at successive times, often with equal intervals between them

Balmer series US English

A series of lines in the visible and ultraviolet spectrum of atomic hydrogen, between 656 and 365 nanometers

Lyman series US English

A series of lines in the ultraviolet spectrum of atomic hydrogen, between 122 and 91 nanometers

power series US English

An infinite series of the form Σanxn (where n is a positive integer)

subway series US English

(In the US) a series of baseball games played between two teams in the same city, especially New York

Taylor series US English

An infinite sum giving the value of a function f(z) in the neighborhood of a point a in terms of the derivatives of the function evaluated at a

World Series US English

The professional championship for North American major league baseball, played at the end of the season between the champions of the American League and the National League. It was first played in 1903

Fourier series US English

An infinite series of trigonometric functions that represents an expansion or approximation of a periodic function, used in Fourier analysis

harmonic series US English

A set of frequencies consisting of a fundamental and the harmonics related to it by an exact fraction

Paschen series US English

A series of lines in the infrared spectrum of atomic hydrogen, between 1.88 and 0.82 micrometers

Fibonacci series US English

A series of numbers in which each number (Fibonacci number) is the sum of the two preceding numbers. The simplest is the series 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc.

geometric series US English

A series of numbers or quantities in geometric progression

transition series US English

The set of transition metals

in series in series US English

(Of a set of batteries or electrical components) arranged so that the current passes through each successively

miniseries US English

A television drama shown in a number of episodes

arithmetic progression US English

A sequence of numbers in which each differs from the preceding by a constant quantity (e.g., 3, 6, 9, 12, etc.; 9, 7, 5, 3, etc.)

arithmetic series in arithmetic progression US English

A sequence of numbers in which each differs from the preceding by a constant quantity (e.g., 3, 6, 9, 12, etc.; 9, 7, 5, 3, etc.)


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