a serialized set of programs
"a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
series, serial, serial publication(adj)
a periodical that appears at scheduled times
consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive(adj)
in regular succession without gaps
pertaining to or composed in serial technique
pertaining to or occurring in or producing a series
"serial monogamy"; "serial killing"; "a serial killer"; "serial publication"
serial, in series(p), nonparallel(adj)
of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations
A work, as a work of fiction, published in installments, often numbered and without a specified end.
A serial number required to activate software.
Go to these sites for serials, cracks and keygens.
Having to do with or arranged in a series.
Published or produced in installments.
Origin: 1840,\ in reference to the books of (published in sequential parts, as a series). Formed as , on model of seriālis, from series + -alis.
of or pertaining to a series; consisting of a series; appearing in successive parts or numbers; as, a serial work or publication
of or pertaining to rows
a publication appearing in a series or succession of part; a tale, or other writing, published in successive numbers of a periodical
Serials are series of television programs and radio programs that rely on a continuing plot that unfolds in a sequential episode-by-episode fashion. Serials typically follow main story arcs that span entire television seasons or even the full run of the series, which distinguishes them from traditional episodic television that relies on more stand-alone episodes. Worldwide, the soap opera is the most prominent form of serial dramatic programming. Serials rely on keeping the full nature of the story hidden and revealing elements episode by episode to keep viewers tuning in to learn more. Often these shows employ recapping segments at the beginning and cliffhangers at the end of each episode. Such shows also place a demand on viewers to tune into every episode to follow the plot. The invention of recording devices has made following these type of shows easier, which has resulted in increased success and popularity. Prior to the advent of DVRs, television networks shunned serials in prime time as they made broadcast programming reruns more difficult and television producers shunned them because they were tougher to go into broadcast syndication years down the road.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sē′ri-al, adj. pertaining to, or consisting of, a series: appearing periodically.—n. a tale or other composition appearing in successive parts, as in a periodical: a publication issued in successive numbers, a periodical.—n. Sērial′ity.—advs. Sē′rially, Sē′riately, in a series or regular order.—adj. Sē′riāte, arranged in a series.—adv. Sē′riātim, one after another.—n. Sēriā′tion.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. An element or a group of elements within a series which is given a numerical or alphabetical designation for convenience in planning, scheduling, and control. 2. A serial can be a group of people, vehicles, equipment, or supplies and is used in airborne, air assault, amphibious operations, and convoys.
ariels, Israel, realis, resail, sailer
The numerical value of SERIAL in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of SERIAL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of SERIAL in a Sentence
It appears we may have a serial killer.
This was a serial predator and he just picked me as his prey.
When you put the narratives together ... it just screams serial killer.
Serial offenders who repeatedly rob or repeatedly affront women must feel the full force of the law.
'Serial' was modeled directly on serialized TV shows, with 'S-Town,' we were really thinking of novels.
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