subsequence

1 [suhb-si-kwuhns]
noun
1.
the state or fact of being subsequent.
2.
a subsequent occurrence, event, etc.; sequel.

Origin:
1490–1500; subsequ(ent) + -ence

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subsequence

2 [suhb-see-kwuhns]
noun Mathematics.
a sequence obtained from a given sequence by selecting terms from it and placing them in the order in which they occur in it.

Origin:
1940–45; sub- + sequence

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subsequence (ˈsʌbsɪkwəns)
 
n
1.  the fact or state of being subsequent
2.  a subsequent incident or occurrence
3.  maths a sequence derived from a given sequence by selecting certain of its terms and retaining their order. Thus, is a subsequence of , while is not

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