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  Definition of Sequence
  1. the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"
  2. film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
  3. a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
  4. several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
  5. 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"
  6. arrange in a sequence
  7. determine the order of constituents in; "They sequenced the human genome"
Similar Words: succession, episode, chronological sequence, successiveness, chronological succession

 

Hyponyms: alternation, rain, pelting, rotation, row, run, gene, cistron, factor, string, combination, Fibonacci sequence, codon

 

Part Meronyms: movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick

 

Derivational Morphology: succeed, come after, follow, succession, chronological sequence, successiveness, chronological succession, sequencer, sequenator

 

 
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