- sequence [sē′kwəns, sē′kwens΄]n.[MFr < LL, a following < L sequens: see SEQUENT]1.a) the following of one thing after another in chronological, causal, or logical order; succession or continuityb) the order in which this occurs2. a continuous or related series, often of uniform things [a sonnet sequence]3. three or more playing cards in unbroken order in the same suit; run4. a resulting event; consequence; sequel5. Biochem. the linear order of bases in a nucleic acid or of amino acids in a protein6. Math. an ordered set of quantities or elements7. Film a succession of scenes constituting a single, uninterrupted episode8. Music the repetition of a melodic pattern in the same voice part but at different pitch levelsthe repetition of a melodic pattern in the same voice part but at different pitch levels9. [ME < ML sequentia < LL(Ec), used as transl. of Gr(Ec) akolouthia, a succession of notes on the last syllable of the alleluia: see ACOLYTE] R.C.Ch. a hymn coming immediately before the Gospel in certain Massesvt.sequenced, sequencing1. to arrange in a sequence; put in order2. Biochem. to find the unique order of (structural units of a gene, protein, etc.) by chemical analysisSYN.- SERIES
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