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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
        following; arrangement.
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              How art thou a king
              But by fair sequence and succession?  --Shak.
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              Sequence and series of the seasons of the year.
                                                    --Bacon.
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     2. That which follows or succeeds as an effect; sequel;
        consequence; result.
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              The inevitable sequences of sin and punishment.
                                                    --Bp. Hall.
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     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
        invariable sequences.
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     4. (Mus.)
        (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.
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     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.
        --Bp. Fitzpatrick.
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              Originally the sequence was called a Prose, because
              its early form was rhythmical prose.  --Shipley.
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     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
            flush.
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     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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