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sequence

  

      n  
1    an arrangement of two or more things in a successive order  
2    the successive order of two or more things  
chronological sequence     
3    a sequentially ordered set of related things or ideas  
4    an action or event that follows another or others  
5   
a      (Cards)   a set of three or more consecutive cards, usually of the same suit  
b      (Bridge)   a set of two or more consecutive cards  
6      (Music)   an arrangement of notes or chords repeated several times at different pitches  
7      (Maths)  
a    an ordered set of numbers or other mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the integers 1 to n  
b    an ordered infinite set of mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers  
8    a section of a film constituting a single continuous uninterrupted episode  
9      (Biochem)   the unique order of amino acids in the polypeptide chain of a protein or of nucleotides in the polynucleotide chain of DNA or RNA  
10      (R.C. Church)      another word for       prose       4  
      vb   tr  
11    to arrange in a sequence  
12      (Biochem)   to determine the order of the units comprising (a protein, nucleic acid, genome, etc.)  
     (C14: from Medieval Latin sequentia that which follows, from Latin sequi to follow)  


amino acid sequence  
      n   the unique sequence of amino acids that characterizes a given protein  
consensus sequence  
      n     (Biochem)   a DNA sequence common to different organisms and having a similar function in each  
Fibonacci sequence   , series  
      n   the infinite sequence of numbers, 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc., in which each member (Fibonacci number) is the sum of the previous two  
     (named after Leonardo Fibonacci)  
main sequence  
      n     (Astronomy)  
a    a diagonal band on the Hertzsprung Russell diagram containing about 90% of all known stars; stars evolve onto and then off the band during their lifetime  
b    (as modifier)  
a main-sequence star     
modern sequence dancing  
      n   a form of dancing in which ballroom dance steps are used as the basis of a wide variety of different dances typically performed in a sequence  
polar sequence  
      n     (Astronomy)   a series of stars in the vicinity of the N celestial pole whose accurately determined magnitudes serve as the standard for visual and photographic magnitudes of stars  
sequence of tenses  
      n     (Grammar)   the sequence according to which the tense of a subordinate verb in a sentence is determined by the tense of the principal verb, as in I believe he is lying, I believed he was lying, etc.  
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insertion element   , sequence         
      n     (Genetics)   a section of DNA that has been inserted into another chromosome  
   See       transposon  


amino acid sequence  
      n   the unique sequence of amino acids that characterizes a given protein  
consensus sequence  
      n     (Biochem)   a DNA sequence common to different organisms and having a similar function in each  
Fibonacci sequence   , series  
      n   the infinite sequence of numbers, 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc., in which each member (Fibonacci number) is the sum of the previous two  
     (named after Leonardo Fibonacci)  
main sequence  
      n     (Astronomy)  
a    a diagonal band on the Hertzsprung Russell diagram containing about 90% of all known stars; stars evolve onto and then off the band during their lifetime  
b    (as modifier)  
a main-sequence star     
modern sequence dancing  
      n   a form of dancing in which ballroom dance steps are used as the basis of a wide variety of different dances typically performed in a sequence  
polar sequence  
      n     (Astronomy)   a series of stars in the vicinity of the N celestial pole whose accurately determined magnitudes serve as the standard for visual and photographic magnitudes of stars  
sequence         
      n  
1    an arrangement of two or more things in a successive order  
2    the successive order of two or more things  
chronological sequence     
3    a sequentially ordered set of related things or ideas  
4    an action or event that follows another or others  
5   
a      (Cards)   a set of three or more consecutive cards, usually of the same suit  
b      (Bridge)   a set of two or more consecutive cards  
6      (Music)   an arrangement of notes or chords repeated several times at different pitches  
7      (Maths)  
a    an ordered set of numbers or other mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the integers 1 to n  
b    an ordered infinite set of mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers  
8    a section of a film constituting a single continuous uninterrupted episode  
9      (Biochem)   the unique order of amino acids in the polypeptide chain of a protein or of nucleotides in the polynucleotide chain of DNA or RNA  
10      (R.C. Church)      another word for       prose       4  
      vb   tr  
11    to arrange in a sequence  
12      (Biochem)   to determine the order of the units comprising (a protein, nucleic acid, genome, etc.)  
     (C14: from Medieval Latin sequentia that which follows, from Latin sequi to follow)  
sequence of tenses  
      n     (Grammar)   the sequence according to which the tense of a subordinate verb in a sentence is determined by the tense of the principal verb, as in I believe he is lying, I believed he was lying, etc.  

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sequence

  
  
arrangement, chain, course, cycle, order, procession, progression, series, succession  

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