serialize

verb se·ri·al·ize \ ˈsir-ē-ə-ˌlīz \
|Updated on: 15 May 2018

Definition of serialize

serialized; serializing
: to arrange or publish in serial form
  • serialize a novel

serialization

play \ˌsir-ē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of serialize in a Sentence

  1. Her story was serialized in the magazine.

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First Known Use of serialize

1852

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Definition of serialize for English Language Learners

  • : to broadcast or publish (something, such as a story) in separate parts over a period of time


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