Meaning of SEQUENCE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ si:kwəns ]

( sequences)


A sequence of events or things is a number of events or things that come one after another in a particular order.

...the sequence of events which led to the murder.

...a dazzling sequence of novels by John Updike.

= series

N-COUNT : oft N of n


A particular sequence is a particular order in which things happen or are arranged.

...the colour sequence yellow, orange, purple, blue, green and white...

The chronological sequence gives the book an element of structure.



A film sequence is a part of a film that shows a single set of actions.

The best sequence in the film occurs when Roth stops at a house he used to live in.



A gene sequence or a DNA sequence is the order in which the elements making up a particular gene are combined.

The project is nothing less than mapping every gene sequence in the human body.

...the complete DNA sequence of the human genome.

N-COUNT : supp N

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