Meaning of “serial number” in the English Dictionary

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"serial number" in British English

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serial numbernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪə.ri.əl ˌnʌm.bər/ us /ˈsɪr.i.əl ˌnʌm.bɚ/

(Definition of “serial number” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"serial number" in American English

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serial numbernoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɪər·i·əl ˌnʌm·bər/

a number on a product, esp. electronic or electrical goods, that is different from all the other product numbers, used to prove who it belongs to if it is stolen or damaged

(Definition of “serial number” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"serial number" in Business English

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serial numbernoun [ C ]

uk us PRODUCTION, MONEY

one of a set of numbers that is printed on paper money, on some products, etc. so that each has a different number and can be recognized:

Several machines carried the same serial numbers from the manufacturer.

(Definition of “serial number” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)