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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…
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