1. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: series string combination fibonacci_sequence combination codon gene
2. [ noun ] the action of following in order
Synonyms: succession

: "he played the trumps in sequence"

Related terms: order alternation
3. [ noun ] (photography,film) film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
Synonyms: episode
Related terms: film movie
4. [ noun ] a following of one thing after another in time
Synonyms: succession chronological_succession successiveness chronological_sequence

"the doctor saw a sequence of patients"

Related terms: temporal_arrangement rain rotation run row succeed
5. [ verb ] arrange in a sequence
Related terms: rate succession sequencer
6. [ verb ] determine the order of constituents in

"They sequenced the human genome"

Related terms: determine sequencer
7. [ noun ] (music) several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
Related terms: repeat
Similar spelling:   sequencer