serial Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "serial" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

serial

adjective
 
 
/ˈsɪəriəl/
used to describe something that is done in a series: The novels were first published in serial form.
used to describe someone who does something several times: A serial litigant earned thousands of pounds by claiming ageism.
IT used to describe computer data that is sent one unit at a time: Serial data transmission implies that one bit is sent after another. →  Compare parallel
Translations of “serial”
in Chinese (Traditional) (重罪案犯或重案)連環的,連續的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (重罪案犯或重案)连环的,连续的…
(Definition of serial from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of serial?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “serial” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
hurdle

a frame or fence for jumping over in a race

Word of the Day

When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
by Kate Woodford,
July 22, 2015
Here at ‘About Words’ we’re always happy to get ideas for posts that we could write. A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on the language of meals and we thought this an excellent idea. If you are reading this post and have an idea for a topic or

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More