Meaning of SEQUENCE in English
/ ˈsiːkwəns; NAmE / noun , verb
[ C ] a set of events, actions, numbers, etc. which have a particular order and which lead to a particular result :
He described the sequence of events leading up to the robbery.
[ C , U ] the order that events, actions, etc. happen in or should happen in :
The tasks had to be performed in a particular sequence.
Number the pages in sequence .
These pages are out of sequence .
[ C ] a part of a film / movie that deals with one subject or topic or consists of one scene
■ verb [ vn ]
( technical ) to arrange things into a sequence
( biology ) to identify the order in which a set of genes or parts of molecules are arranged :
The human genome has now been sequenced.
► se·quen·cing noun [ U ]:
a gene sequencing project
late Middle English : from late Latin sequentia , from Latin sequent- following, from the verb sequi follow.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005