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1. Of, forming, or arranged in a series.
a. Published or produced in installments, as a novel or television drama.
b. Relating to such publication or production.
3. Relating to or engaging in a series of similar acts or behaviors: serial arson; a serial procrastinator.
4. Music Relating to or based on a row of tones, especially the 12 pitches of the chromatic scale.
5. Computers
a. Of or relating to the sequential transmission of all the bits of a byte over one wire: a serial port; a serial printer.
b. Of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations: serial processing.
A work of entertainment, as in film or literature, published or produced in installments that usually contain a narrative thread or overarching theme; a series.

se′ri·al·ly adv.
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Adv.1.serially - in a serial manner; "serially composed music"


[ˈsɪərɪəlɪ] ADVen serie


adv publish, broadcastin Fortsetzungen; (= in order) numberfortlaufend; (Mus, Comput) → seriell
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The Author is quite aware of the defects of this little story, many of which were unavoidable, as it first appeared serially.
The papers collected here under the name of 'My Literary Passions' were printed serially in a periodical of such vast circulation that they might well have been supposed to have found there all the acceptance that could be reasonably hoped for them.
An instrument is a "measure" of a set of stimuli which are serially ordered when its responses, in all cases where they are relevantly different, are arranged in a series in the same order.
All his novels except 'Henry Esmond' were published serially, and he generally delayed composing each instalment until the latest possible moment, working reluctantly except under the stress of immediate compulsion.
It was a tale told serially by Cloke in the barn, or his wife in the dairy, the last chapters reserved for the kitchen o' nights by the big fire, when the two had been half the day exploring about the house, where old Iggulden, of the blue smock, cackled and chuckled to see them.
Each book containing 100 sheets and serially numbered.
We have seen Iran almost serially violate the international community's concerns about their ballistic missile program," Earnest said.
Converting a stem cell into a desired mature cell type is often done serially by trial and error.

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