One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a set of batteries or electrical components) arranged so that the current passes through each successively.
- ‘In the Tandem Cell there are two photo catalytic cells arranged in series.’
- ‘So to get the voltage needed for common applications, cells are assembled in series to form a fuel cell stack.’
- ‘Change your luck by wiring two 12V car batteries in series to get your engine started.’
- ‘The panels themselves can be wired together in parallel or in series to produce a variety of currents suitable for almost any use.’
- ‘The prismatic 9V cells, as used in smoke detectors, contain six small cells wired in series.’
- ‘In extensive plants, it is also possible to connect the circuit-breakers in series.’
- ‘If you hook two batteries in series to get 3 volts, what does that do to the strength of the magnet?’
- ‘There are a few laws of physics and other parameters that must be considered before adding an amplifier in series with a coaxial cable line.’
- ‘The resistor will absorb some of the voltage across it when we place it in series with the resistor.’
- ‘It is connected in series between the utility power supply and the load.’
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