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n. ~ 1. A continuing publication issued in installments, typically numbered and dated. - 2. Moving images · A program with a storyline that continues through separate episodes released over time.

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Each installment of a serial1 is typically called an issue. - Serials2, such as The Mask of Zorro, were common in theaters through the 1950s.

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(AACR2) [serial1] A publication in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numeric or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely. Serials include periodicals; newspapers; annuals (reports, yearbooks, etc.); the journals, memoirs, proceedings, transactions, etc., of societies; and numbered monograph series.