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sequence

 
Noun sequence has 5 senses
  1. sequence - 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"
    --1 is a kind of
    series
    --1 has particulars:
     gene, cistron, factor; string; combination; combination; Fibonacci sequence; codon
    Derived forms: verb sequence2, verb sequence1
  2. sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession - a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
    --2 is a kind of temporal arrangement, temporal order
    --2 has particulars: rain, pelting; rotation; row; run
    Derived forms: verb sequence2, verb sequence1
  3. sequence, episode - film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
    --3 is a kind of film, photographic film
    --3 is a part of
     movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick
  4. succession, sequence - the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"
    --4 is a kind of order, ordering
    --4 has particulars: alternation
    Derived form: verb sequence1
  5. sequence - several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
    --5 is a kind of
    repeat, repetition
Verb sequence has 2 senses
  1. sequence - arrange in a sequence
    --1 is one way to
    rate, rank, range, order, grade, place
    Derived forms: noun sequence4, noun sequence1, noun sequence2, noun sequencer2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. sequence - determine the order of constituents in; "They sequenced the human genome"
    --2 is one way to
    determine, find, find out, ascertain
    Derived forms: noun sequence2, noun sequence1, noun sequencer1, noun sequencer2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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