a modern system of tone relationships in which the 12 tones of an octave are not centered around any one tone, but are unified by a selected order of tones for a given composition.
adjective 1. arranged or occurring in one or more series. adjective 1. forming a series
adverb, adjective 1. in a series; one after another. adverb 1. in a series; one after another in regular order
noun 1. the arrangement of a collection of artifacts into a chronological sequence.
1. a combining form meaning “silk,” used as a base in English derivatives: sericin.