series parallel

variants: or less commonly series multiple

Definition of series parallel

: an arrangement of cells or circuit elements in which groups of two or more in parallel are connected in series

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First Known Use of series parallel

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Series parallel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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