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transition series Line breaks: tran|si¦tion ser¦ies

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Definition of transition series in English:


The set of transition metals.
Example sentences
  • The molecular developmental data provide a transition series in the evolution of feathers and feather branched complexity that is based entirely on the molecular developmental experiments.
  • To mention a few, chromium, manganese, iron, cobalt, and nickel are found in the transition series.
  • In this paper, the authors compiled a table comparing 34 different features of 10 different organisms on their supposed transition series from fish to tetrapod.
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