(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"
< < < < < ; see sequent.
- A set of things next to each other in a set order; a series
- A series of musical phrases where a theme or melody is repeated, with some change each time, such as in pitch or length (example: opening of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony).
- A musical composition used in some Catholic Masses between the readings. The most famous sequence is the Dies Irae (Day of Wrath) formerly used in funeral services.
- An ordered list of objects.