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In series   /ɪn sˈɪriz/   Listen
In series

Of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations.  Synonyms: nonparallel, serial.

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"In series" Quotes from Famous Books

... the New York Colony seized upon the broad acres along the Bluffs, and dotted two miles with the elaborate stone and brick houses they call cottages; not for permanent summer homes (the very rich, the spenders, have no homes), but merely hotels in series. These, for the spring and fall between seasons and week-end parties and golfing, men and girls gay in red and green coats, replaced the wild flowers in the shorn outlying fields. I watched these girls, and, beginning to understand, wondered if ...
— People of the Whirlpool • Mabel Osgood Wright

... rather than saw, covertly watching me. So I set my wits to work upon the thing, and in the course of a hundred hours or so thought I had done much—a hundred times as much as seemed possible at the start. I got interested in finding out how the scales went in series, their shape, the form and placement of the teeth, etc. Finally, I felt full of the subject, and probably expressed it in my bearing; as for words about it then, there were none from my master except his cheery 'Good ...
— Louis Agassiz as a Teacher • Lane Cooper

... of the magnet, M, are mounted in series with the selenium plates, z, the local battery, B, and a resistance box, W. Those of the magnet, M', are in series with z', B', and W'. The local batteries, B and B', are composed of quite a large number of elements. ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 508, September 26, 1885 • Various

... may be used either as a sender or receiver of current. Two batteries adjusted to the same center line become connected in series just as if they were ...
— The Airlords of Han • Philip Francis Nowlan

... The extent is of about 1,800 acres; rental at present, on lease of nineteen years, is L250; the annual worth, with the improvements now in progress, is probably L300. Craigenputtoch was for many generations the patrimony of a family named Welsh, the eldest son usually a 'John Welsh,' in series going back, think some, to the famous John Welsh, son-in-law of the reformer Knox. The last male heir of the family was John Welsh, Esq., surgeon, Haddington. His one child and heiress was my late dear, magnanimous, much-loving, and, to me, inestimable wife, in memory ...
— On the Choice of Books • Thomas Carlyle

... behind the relux plate. The magnet leads were connected, and a coil, in the form of two toruses intersecting at right angles enclosed in a form-fitting relux case, had been connected to the heavy terminals of the relux plate. An ammeter and a heavy coil of coronium wire were connected in series with the coil, and a kilovoltmeter was connected across the terminals of ...
— Islands of Space • John W Campbell

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