- adjective referring to data or instructions ordered one after the other rather than in parallel
- adjective used to describe data or instructions which are ordered sequentially and not in parallel
- Of, pertaining to, occurring as, or resembling, a series.
- Acted upon, performed, or operating sequentially, or one after the other. For example, serial access.
- The sequential processing, storing, transfer, transmission, reception, or the like, of multiple bits, characters, or data units. This contrasts with parallel (4), where such events and processes occur simultaneously.
Information & Library Science
- adjective published or broadcast in parts, usually at regular intervals
- noun a story that is split into a number of episodes and shown on television at a particular time each day or week