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serial

1. Computing of or operating on items of information, instructions, etc., in the order in which they occur
2. of, relating to, or using the techniques of serialism
3. Logic maths (of a relation) connected, transitive, and asymmetric, thereby imposing an order on all the members of the domain, as less than on the natural numbers

Serial

 

a publication with the same orientation and name and consistent numbering and format but appearing irregularly as material accumulates.

Serials in the USSR include almanacs, transactions and other scholarly and scientific publications, and bulletins. Most journals published in the USSR are serials. Serials tend to appear at regular intervals, that is, become periodicals.

serial

[′sir·ē·əl]
(computer science)
Pertaining to the internal handling of data in sequential fashion.
(industrial engineering)
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.

serial

One after the other.
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3) However, the third column in Table 1 reports the Breusch-Godfrey statistic calculated under the null hypothesis that the u's are not serially correlated.
Other exciting prizes both cash and airtime can be won by the rest participants whose mobile number comprises 7 to 2 digits of the drawn number reading serially from left to right.
Dated April 1, the bonds are scheduled for bids on April 13 and will mature serially from April 1, 2006-2025.
Dated as of delivery, the bonds mature serially May 1, 2006 - 2011 with a term bond due May 1, 2023.
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Citigroup, Lehman Brothers and UBS Financial Services, including 233,680,000 series 2004A-1 (state facilities and equipment) due serially March 15, 2013-2024 with term bonds due March 15, 2029 and 2034; $317,625,000 series 2004A-2 (state facilities and equipment) due serially March 15, 2016-2025; and $4,220,000 series 2004B-1 (economic development and housing) due Dec.