serial number

noun
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of serial number

: a number indicating place in a series and used as a means of identification

Examples of serial number in a Sentence

  1. the serial number of a computer

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First Known Use of serial number

1838

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Definition of serial number for English Language Learners

  • : a number that is put on a product and that is used to identify it


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