Meaning of SEQUENCE in English




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

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

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

= series

N-COUNT: oft N of n


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

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

The chronological ~ gives the book an element of structure.



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

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



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

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

...the complete DNA ~ of the human genome.

N-COUNT: supp N

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