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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Sequence \Se"quence\ (s[=e]"kwens), n. [F. s['e]quence, L.
sequentia, fr. sequens. See Sequent.]
1. The state of being sequent; succession; order of
How art thou a king
But by fair sequence and succession? --Shak.
Sequence and series of the seasons of the year.
2. That which follows or succeeds as an effect; sequel;
The inevitable sequences of sin and punishment.
3. (Philos.) Simple succession, or the coming after in time,
without asserting or implying causative energy; as, the
reactions of chemical agents may be conceived as merely
(a) Any succession of chords (or harmonic phrase) rising
or falling by the regular diatonic degrees in the same
scale; a succession of similar harmonic steps.
(b) A melodic phrase or passage successively repeated one
tone higher; a rosalia.
5. (R.C.Ch.) A hymn introduced in the Mass on certain
festival days, and recited or sung immediately before the
gospel, and after the gradual or introit, whence the name.
Originally the sequence was called a Prose, because
its early form was rhythmical prose. --Shipley.
6. (Card Playing)
(a) (Whist) Three or more cards of the same suit in
immediately consecutive order of value; as, ace, king,
and queen; or knave, ten, nine, and eight.
(b) (Poker) All five cards, of a hand, in consecutive
order as to value, but not necessarily of the same
suit; when of one suit, it is called a sequence
7. the specific order of any linear arrangement of items; as,
the sequence of amino acid residues in a protein; the
sequence of instructions in a computer program; the
sequence of acts in a variety show.
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