sequence: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sē'kwuns), [key]
— n., v., -quenced, -quenc•ing.
- the following of one thing after another; succession.
- order of succession: a list of books in alphabetical sequence.
- a continuous or connected series: a sonnet sequence.
- something that follows; a subsequent event; result; consequence.
- a melodic or harmonic pattern repeated three or more times at different pitches with or without modulation.
- a hymn sometimes sung after the gradual and before the gospel; prose.
- a series of related scenes or shots, as those taking place in one locale or at one time, that make up one episode of the film narrative.
- a series of three or more cards following one another in order of value, esp. of the same suit.
- the linear order of monomers in a polymer, as nucleotides in DNA or amino acids in a protein.
- a set whose elements have an order similar to that of the positive integers; a map from the positive integers to a given set.
- to place in a sequence.
- to determine the order of (chemical units in a polymer chain), esp. nucleotides in DNA or RNA or amino acids in a protein.
- sequence (Thesaurus)