Definition of Sequence

1. Noun. Serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern. "He invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA"

Specialized synonyms: Cistron, Factor, Gene, String, Combination, Combination, Fibonacci Sequence, Codon
Generic synonyms: Series



2. Verb. Arrange in a sequence.
Generic synonyms: Grade, Order, Place, Range, Rank, Rate
Derivative terms: Sequencer

3. Noun. A following of one thing after another in time. "The doctor saw a sequence of patients"

4. Verb. Determine the order of constituents in. "They sequenced the human genome"
Generic synonyms: Ascertain, Determine, Find, Find Out
Derivative terms: Sequencer, Sequencer

5. Noun. Film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie.

6. Noun. The action of following in order. "He played the trumps in sequence"
Exact synonyms: Succession
Specialized synonyms: Chess Opening, Opening, Alternation
Generic synonyms: Order, Ordering
Derivative terms: Sequential, Succeed

7. Noun. Several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys.
Generic synonyms: Repeat, Repetition

Definition of Sequence

1. n. The state of being sequent; succession; order of following; arrangement.

Definition of Sequence

1. Noun. A set of things next to each other in a set order; a series ¹

2. Noun. A series of musical phrases where a theme or melody is repeated, with some change each time, such as in pitch or length (example: opening of Beethoven's ''Fifth Symphony''). ¹

3. Noun. A musical composition used in some Catholic Masses between the readings. The most famous sequence is the ''Dies Irae'' (Day of Wrath) formerly used in funeral services. ¹

4. Noun. (mathematics) An ordered list of objects. ¹

5. Noun. (rare) A subsequent event; a consequence or result. ¹

6. Noun. A series of shots that depict a single action or style in a film, television show etc. ¹

7. Noun. (context: card games) A meld consisting of three or more cards of successive ranks in the same suit, such as the four, five and six of hearts. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) to arrange in an order ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) to determine the order of things, especially of amino acids in a protein, or of bases in a nucleic acid ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) to produce (music) with a sequencer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sequence

1. to arrange in consecutive order [v -QUENCED, -QUENCING, -QUENCES]

Medical Definition of Sequence

1. The noun: the order in which subunits appear in a chain, such as amino acids in a polypeptide or nucleotide bases in a DNA or RNA molecule. The verb: To find out in what order the subunits appear in the chain. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sequence

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Literary usage of Sequence

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1916)
"IX NEW YORK, APRIL 29, 1916 THE sequence OF TENSES It is a large question whether rules have yet been formulated, or can be, to cover the facts of tense ..."

2. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"... of the Shrew ' deserves foremost mention. rc sequence is generally taken to ... but if it occurred in a sequence, its limitations were freely obviated ..."

3. A Course in Mathematical Analysis by Edouard Goursat, Earle Raymond Hedrick (1904)
"11 1 the upper limit of the terms of the sequence is 1, ... There always exist an infinite number of terms of the sequence (1) which lie between S — c and ..."

4. A Course in Mathematical Analysis by Edouard Goursat (1904)
"There always exist an infinite number of terms of the sequence (1) which lie ... Let us then consider a decreasing sequence of positive numbers eu i., ..."

5. Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses (1988)
"Even in the smaller collections of fingerprints, it will be found that the groups which are arranged under the individual primaries filed in sequence, ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"It was also natural, if indeed not even more appropriate, to provide as the title of a sequence melody the beginning of the Alleluia-verse whose Alleluia- ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It was also natural, if indeed not even more appropriate, to provide as the title of a sequence melody the beginning of the Alleluia-verse whose Alleluia- ..."

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