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Sequence

Se´quence   Pronunciation: sē´kwens
n.1.The state of being sequent; succession; order of following; arrangement.
How art thou a king
But by fair sequence and succession?
- Shak.
Sequence and series of the seasons of the year.
- Bacon.
2.That which follows or succeeds as an effect; sequel; consequence; result.
3.(Philos.) 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.
4.(Mus.) 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.
5.(R.C.Ch.) 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.
6.(Card Playing) 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.
7.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.
v. t.1.(Biochem.) to determine the sequence of; as, to sequence a protein or a DNA fragment.
Noun1.sequence - serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern; "the sequence of names was alphabetical"; "he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA"
2.sequence - a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
3.sequence - film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
Synonyms: episode
4.sequence - the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"
Synonyms: succession
5.sequence - several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
Verb1.sequence - arrange in a sequence
2.sequence - determine the order of constituents in; "They sequenced the human genome"
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