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series British & World English

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

series English Thesaurus

detectives are investigating a series of burglaries in the area

in series British & World English

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

time series British & World English

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

Balmer series British & World English

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

Lyman series British & World English

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

power series British & World English

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

subway series British & World English

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

World Series British & World English

The professional championship for 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 British & World English

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

harmonic series British & World English

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

Paschen series British & World English

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

Taylor's series British & World English

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

Fibonacci series British & World 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.

geometrical series British & World English

A series of numbers or quantities in geometric progression

transition series British & World English

The set of transition metals

in series in series British & World English

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

miniseries British & World English

A television drama shown in a small number of episodes, often on consecutive nights

arithmetic progression British & World English

A sequence of numbers in which each differs from the preceding one by a constant quantity (e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.; 9, 7, 5, 3, etc.)

arithmetic series in arithmetic progression British & World English

A sequence of numbers in which each differs from the preceding one by a constant quantity (e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.; 9, 7, 5, 3, etc.)


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