Definitions of sequence

  1. determine the order of constituents in; " They sequenced the human genome"
  2. a following of one thing after another in time; " the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
  3. several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
  4. 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"
  5. The state of being sequent; succession; order of following; arrangement.
  6. That which follows or succeeds as an effect; sequel; consequence; result.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. A melodic phrase or passage successively repeated one tone higher; a rosalia.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. All five cards, of a hand, in consecutive order as to value, but not necessarily of the same suit; when of one suit, it is called a sequence flush.
  13. The state of following in orderly series: order of events in time; succession; result.
  14. State of being sequent or following: order of succession: that which follows: consequence: ( music) a regular succession of similar chords.
  15. Order of following; series; consequence.
  16. Succession; arrangement; series.
  17. A following, or that which follows; order of succession; a series; a regular alternate succession of similar chords.
  18. That which follows; order of succession; series; arrangement; a set of cards of the same suit in order; in music, a regular alternate succession of similar chords; in R. Cath. Ch., a hymn introduced into the mass on certain festival days after the gradual or introit.