HyperDic: sequence

English > 7 senses of the word sequence:
NOUNgroupsequenceserial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
attributesequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological successiona following of one thing / thing after another in time
artifactsequence, episodefilm consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject / subject in a movie
actsequence, successionthe action of following in order
eventsequenceseveral repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
VERBcognitionsequencearrange in a sequence
communicationsequencedetermine the order of constituents in
sequence > pronunciation
Soundssiy'kwahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > sequence: 7 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningSerial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern.
Examples
  • "the sequence of names was alphabetical"
  • "he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA"
NarrowerFibonacci sequenceA sequence of numbers in which each number equals the sum of the two preceding numbers
codonA specific sequence of three adjacent nucleotides on a strand of DNA or RNA that specifies the genetic code information for synthesizing a particular amino acid
combinationA sequence of numbers or letters that opens a combination lock
combinationA coordinated sequence of chess moves
gene, cistron, factor(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain
stringA linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
BroaderseriesSimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
Spanishsecuencia, sucesión
Catalanseqüència
Verbssequencearrange in a sequence
sequencedetermine the order of constituents in
English > sequence: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA following of one thing / thing after another in time.
Example"the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
Synonymschronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession
Narrowerrain, peltingAnything happening rapidly or in quick successive
rotationA planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.)
rowA continuous chronological succession without an interruption
runAn unbroken chronological sequence
Broadertemporal arrangement, temporal orderarrangement of events in time
Spanishsecuencia cronológica, secuencia, serie, sucesión
Catalanseqüència, sèrie, successió cronològica, successió
Adjectivessequentialin regular succession without gaps
Verbssequencearrange in a sequence
sequencedetermine the order of constituents in
English > sequence: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningfilm consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject / subject in a movie.
Synonymepisode
Part ofmovie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flickA form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
Broaderfilm, photographic filmphotographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion
Spanishsecuencia
Catalanseqüència
English > sequence: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe action of following in order.
Example"he played the trumps in sequence"
Synonymsuccession
Narroweralternationsuccessive change from one thing or state to another and back again
opening, chess openingA recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game / game / game of chess
Broaderorder, orderingThe act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
Spanishsecuencia, sucesión
Catalanseqüència, successió
Adjectivessequentialin regular succession without gaps
Verbssequencearrange in a sequence
English > sequence: 7 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningSeveral repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys.
Broaderrepeat, repetitionAn event that repeats
Spanishserie, sucesión
Catalansèrie, succesió
English > sequence: 7 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningArrange in a sequence.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderrate, rank, range, order, grade, placeAssign a rank or rating to
Spanishsecuenciar
Catalanseqüenciar
Nounssequencethe action of following in order
sequencea following of one thing / thing after another in time
sequenceserial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
sequencercomputer hardware that sorts data or programs into a predetermined sequence
English > sequence: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningDetermine the order of constituents in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"They sequenced the human genome"
Broaderdetermine, find, find out, ascertainEstablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study
Nounssequencea following of one thing / thing after another in time
sequenceserial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
sequencercomputer hardware that sorts data or programs into a predetermined sequence
sequencer(chemistry) an apparatus that can determine the sequence of monomers in a polymer

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