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Sequence

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se=quence

CIDE DICTIONARY

Sequencen. [F. séquence, L. sequentia, fr. sequens. See Sequent.].
  •  The state of being sequent; succession; order of following; arrangement.  [1913 Webster]
    "How art thou a king
    But by fair sequence and succession?
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Sequence and series of the seasons of the year."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which follows or succeeds as an effect; sequel; consequence; result.  [1913 Webster]
    "The inevitable sequences of sin and punishment."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Simple succession, or the coming after in time, without asserting or implying causative energy; as, the reactions of chemical agents may be conceived as merely invariable sequences.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any succession of chords (or harmonic phrase) rising or falling by the regular diatonic degrees in the same scale; a succession of similar harmonic steps.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A hymn introduced in the Mass on certain festival days, and recited or sung immediately before the gospel, and after the gradual or introit, whence the name.  Bp. Fitzpatrick.  [1913 Webster]
    "Originally the sequence was called a Prose, because its early form was rhythmical prose."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Three or more cards of the same suit in immediately consecutive order of value; as, ace, king, and queen; or knave, ten, nine, and eight.  [1913 Webster]
  •  the specific order of any linear arrangement of items; as, the sequence of amino acid residues in a protein; the sequence of instructions in a computer program; the sequence of acts in a variety show.  [PJC]
Sequencev. t. 
     to determine the sequence of; as, to sequence a protein or a DNA fragment.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Sequence, n. & v.
--n.
1 succession, coming after or next.
2 order of succession (shall follow the sequence of events; give the facts in historical sequence).
3 a set of things belonging next to one another on some principle of order; a series without gaps.
4 a part of a film dealing with one scene or topic.
5 a set of poems on one theme.
6 a set of three or more playing-cards next to one another in value.
7 Mus. repetition of a phrase or melody at a higher or lower pitch.
8 Eccl. a hymn said or sung after the Gradual or Alleluia that precedes the Gospel.
9 succession without implication of causality (opp. CONSEQUENCE).
--v.tr.
1 arrange in a definite order.
2 Biochem. ascertain the sequence of monomers in (esp. a polypeptide or nucleic acid).

Idiom
sequence of tenses Gram. the dependence of the tense of a subordinate verb on the tense of the principal verb, according to certain rules (e.g. I think you are, thought you were, wrong).
Derivative
sequencer n.
Etymology
ME f. LL sequentia f. L sequens pres. part. of sequi follow

THESAURUS

Sequence

Indian file, aftereffect, afterlife, aftermath, alternation, arrangement, array, articulation, bank, buzz, by-product, catena, catenation, chain, chain reaction, chaining, chasing, classification, concatenation, connectedness, connection, consecution, consecutiveness, consequence, consequent, consistency, continuity, continuum, corollary, course, cycle, degree, derivation, derivative, descent, development, disposal, disposition, distillate, distribution, dogging, drone, effect, endless belt, endless round, event, eventuality, eventuation, file, filiation, following, fruit, future time, gamut, gradation, grouping, hangover, harvest, heeling, hierarchy, hounding, hum, issue, lateness, legacy, line, lineage, logical outcome, monotone, next life, nexus, offshoot, offspring, order, ordering, orderliness, organization, outcome, outgrowth, pendulum, periodicity, place, placement, plenum, postdate, postdating, posteriority, powder train, precipitate, procession, product, progression, provenience, pursual, pursuance, pursuit, queue, range, rank, recurrence, remainder, result, resultant, reticulation, rotation, round, routine, row, run, scale, sequel, sequela, sequent, serial order, series, set, shadowing, single file, spectrum, string, subordination, subsequence, succession, supervenience, supervention, swath, system, tailing, thread, tier, trailing, train, upshot, windrow

ROGET THESAURUS

Sequence

Sequence

N sequence, coming after, going after, consecution, succession, posteriority, continuation, order of succession, successiveness, paracme, secondariness, subordinancy, afterbirth, afterburden, placenta, secundines, succeeding, v, sequent, subsequent, consequent, sequacious, proximate, next, consecutive, alternate, amoebean, latter, posterior, after, subsequently, behind, sequence, coming after, (time), following pursuit, follower, attendant, satellite, shadow, dangler, train, subsequent, next, succeeding, following, behind, in the rear, in the train of, in the wake of, after, sequence, coming after, going after, consecution, succession, posteriority, continuation, order of succession, successiveness, paracme, secondariness, subordinancy, afterbirth, afterburden, placenta, secundines, succeeding, v, sequent, subsequent, consequent, sequacious, proximate, next, consecutive, alternate, amoebean, latter, posterior, after, subsequently, behind, sequence, coming after, (time), following pursuit, follower, attendant, satellite, shadow, dangler, train, subsequent, next, succeeding, following, behind, in the rear, in the train of, in the wake of, after.

Posteriority

N posteriority, succession, sequence, following, subsequence, supervention, futurity, successor, sequel, remainder, reversion, subsequent, posterior, following, after, later, succeeding, postliminious, postnate, postdiluvial, postdiluvian, puisne, posthumous, future, afterdinner, postprandial, subsequently, after, afterwards, since, later, at a subsequent, at a later period, at a later date, next, in the sequel, close upon, thereafter, thereupon, upon which, eftsoons, from that time, from that moment, after a while, after a time, in process of time.


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