Associations to the word «Sequence»


SEQUENCE, noun. A set of things next to each other in a set order; a series
SEQUENCE, noun. 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).
SEQUENCE, noun. 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.
SEQUENCE, noun. (mathematics) An ordered list of objects.
SEQUENCE, noun. (now rare) A subsequent event; a consequence or result.
SEQUENCE, noun. A series of shots that depict a single action or style in a film, television show etc.
SEQUENCE, noun. (card games) A meld consisting of three or more cards of successive ranks in the same suit, such as the four, five and six of hearts.
SEQUENCE, verb. (transitive) to arrange in an order
SEQUENCE, verb. (transitive) to determine the order of things, especially of amino acids in a protein, or of bases in a nucleic acid
SEQUENCE, verb. (transitive) to produce (music) with a sequencer
SEQUENCE BREAKING, noun. (video games) Performing actions or obtaining items out of the linear order intended by the game's designers, either as a challenge or in order to skip certain sections of the game.
SEQUENCE DANCE, noun. A form of dance in which a set pattern of movements is followed.

Dictionary definition

SEQUENCE, 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".
SEQUENCE, noun. A following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients".
SEQUENCE, noun. Film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie.
SEQUENCE, noun. The action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence".
SEQUENCE, noun. Several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys.
SEQUENCE, verb. Arrange in a sequence.
SEQUENCE, verb. Determine the order of constituents in; "They sequenced the human genome".

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