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type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row) 12-tone music , 12-tone system , twelve-tone music , twelve-tone system
serial execution of computer programs batch processing
French composer of serial music (born in 1925) Boulez , Pierre Boulez
serial arrangement of metallic elements or ions according to their electrode potentials determined under specified conditions; the order shows the tendency of one metal to reduce the ions of any other metal below it in the series electrochemical series , electromotive force series , electromotive series
serial installment episode
part of a broadcast serial episode , installment , instalment
episode or serial installment
part of a published serial installment , instalment
serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern sequence
publication in serial form serialisation , serialization
serial killer whose murders occur within a brief period of time spree killer
any digital computer incorporating the ideas of stored programs and serial counters that were proposed in 1946 by von Neumann and his colleagues von Neumann machine
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