Series vs Olefine - What's the difference?

series | olefine |


As a verb series

is .

As a noun olefine is

olefin.

series

English

Noun

(series)
  • A number of things that follow on one after the other or are connected one after the other.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. […]. The captive made no resistance and came not only quietly but in a series of eager little rushes like a timid dog on a choke chain.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-28, author=(Joris Luyendijk)
  • , volume=189, issue=3, page=21, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Our banks are out of control , passage=Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic […].  Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. When a series of bank failures made this impossible, there was widespread anger, leading to the public humiliation of symbolic figures.}}
  • (US, Canada) A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals
  • Friends was one of the most successful television series in recent years.
  • (British) A group of episodes of a television or radio program broadcast in regular intervals with a long break between each group, usually with one year between the beginning of each.
  • (mathematics) The sum of the terms of a sequence.
  • (cricket, baseball) A group of matches between two sides, with the aim being to win more matches than the opposition.
  • (zoology) An unranked taxon.
  • (senseid) A subdivision of a genus, a taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.
  • Usage notes

    * In the United Kingdom, television and radio programs (spelt in Commonwealth English as "programmes") are divided into series, which are usually a year long. In North America, the word "series" is a synonym of "program", and programs are divided into year-long seasons. * (mathematics) Beginning students often confuse (term) with (sequence).

    Synonyms

    * (number of things that follow on one after the other) chain, line, sequence, stream, succession * (television or radio program) show, program

    Derived terms

    * (media, TV) TV series * (mathematics) arithmetic series, basic hypergeometric series, confluent hypergeometric series, formal power series, geometric series, hypergeometric series, power series

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (electronics) Connected one after the other in a circuit.
  • You have to connect the lights in series for them to work properly .

    Antonyms

    * parallel

    olefine

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (chemistry) olefiant gas, or ethylene
  • (chemistry, by extension) any of the series of unsaturated hydrocarbons of which ethylene is a type
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