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Noun: sequence  see-kwun(t)s
  1. 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"
  2. A following of one thing after another in time
    "the doctor saw a sequence of patients";
    - chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession
  3. Film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
    - episode
  4. The action of following in order
    "he played the trumps in sequence";
    - succession
  5. Several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
Verb: sequence  see-kwun(t)s
  1. Arrange in a sequence
  2. Determine the order of constituents in
    "They sequenced the human genome"

Derived forms: sequenced, sequences, sequencing

Type of: ascertain, determine, film, find, find out, grade, order, ordering, photographic film, place, range, rank, rate, repeat, repetition, series, temporal arrangement, temporal order

Part of: film, flick [informal], motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic [informal], picture, picture show

Encyclopedia: Sequence, structure and organization