serial number

a number, usually one of a series, assigned for identification: the serial number of an automobile engine.

1895–1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To serial number
World English Dictionary
serial number
any of the consecutive numbers assigned to machines, tools, books, etc

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
So send a letter with name, rank, and serial number.
Every vote should carry a serial number, so that responsibility for harmful or
  careless use of the vote can be traced.
He had been instructed to tell his captors only his name, rank, and serial
Such a mark could indicate a gun's serial number, which is already recorded
  when someone buys it.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature