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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Series  \Se"ries\,  n. 
  1.  (Bot.)  In  Engler's  system  of  plant  classification,  a  group 
  of  families  showing  certain  structural  or  morphological 
  relationships.  It  corresponds  to  the  {cohort}  of  some 
  writers,  and  to  the  {order}  of  many  modern  systematists. 
 
  2.  (Elec.)  A  mode  of  arranging  the  separate  parts  of  a 
  circuit  by  connecting  them  successively  end  to  end  to  form 
  a  single  path  for  the  current;  --  opposed  to  {parallel}. 
  The  parts  so  arranged  are  said  to  be 
 
  {in  series}. 
 
  3.  (Com.)  A  parcel  of  rough  diamonds  of  assorted  qualities. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cohort  \Co"hort\,  n.  [L.  cohors,  prop.  an  inclosure:  cf  F. 
  cohorte.  See  {Court},  n.] 
  1.  (Rom.  Antiq.)  A  body  of  about  five  or  six  hundred 
  soldiers;  the  tenth  part  of  a  legion. 
 
  2.  Any  band  or  body  of  warriors. 
 
  With  him  the  cohort  bright  Of  watchful  cherubim. 
  --Milton. 
 
  3.  (Bot.)  A  natural  group  of  orders  of  plants,  less 
  comprehensive  than  a  class. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cohort 
  n  1:  a  company  of  companions  or  supporters 
  2:  a  band  of  warriors  (originally  a  unit  of  a  Roman  Legion) 




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