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sequent

[see-kwuh nt] /ˈsi kwənt/
adjective
1.
following; successive.
2.
following logically or naturally; consequent.
3.
characterized by continuous succession; consecutive.
noun
4.
something that follows in order or as a result.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; < Latin sequent- (stem of sequēns, present participle of sequī to follow), equivalent to sequ- follow + -ent- -ent
Related forms
sequently, adverb
nonsequent, adjective
unsequent, adjective
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  • Spotted knapweed typically forms a basal rosette of leaves in its first year and flowers in sub-sequent years.
British Dictionary definitions for sequent

sequent

/ˈsiːkwənt/
adjective
1.
following in order or succession
2.
following as a result; consequent
noun
3.
something that follows; consequence
4.
(logic) a formal representation of an argument. The inference of A from A & B is written A & B ̃⊢ A. The sequent ̃⊢ A represents the derivation of A from no assumptions and thus indicates that A is a theorem
Derived Forms
sequently, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Latin sequēns, from sequī to follow
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Word Origin and History for sequent
adj.

1550s, "following," from Old French sequent "following, subsequent," from Latin sequentem (nominative sequens) "next, following," present participle of sequi "to follow" (see sequel). As a noun from 1580s.

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sequent in Technology

company
A computer manufacturer.
Quarterly sales $109M, profits $7M (Aug 1994).
Sequent computers was acquired by IBM in 1999.
[History?]
(2003-10-21)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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