|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|
: "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|
|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|