|1.||an arrangement of two or more things in a successive order|
|2.||the successive order of two or more things: chronological sequence|
|3.||a sequentially ordered set of related things or ideas|
|4.||an action or event that follows another or others|
|5.||a. cards a set of three or more consecutive cards, usually of the same suit|
|b. bridge a set of two or more consecutive cards|
|6.||music an arrangement of notes or chords repeated several times at different pitches|
|a. an ordered set of numbers or other mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the integers 1 to n|
|b. an ordered infinite set of mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers|
|8.||a section of a film constituting a single continuous uninterrupted episode|
|9.||biochem the unique order of amino acids in the polypeptide chain of a protein or of nucleotides in the polynucleotide chain of DNA or RNA|
|10.||RC Church another word for prose|
|11.||to arrange in a sequence|
|12.||biochem to determine the order of the units comprising (a protein, nucleic acid, genome, etc)|
|[C14: from Medieval Latin sequentia that which follows, from Latin sequī to follow]|
sequence se·quence (sē'kwəns, -kwěns')
A following of one thing after another; succession.
An order of succession; an arrangement.
A related or continuous series.
The order of constituents in a polymer, especially the order of nucleotides in a nucleic acid or of the amino acids in a protein.
To organize or arrange in a sequence.
To determine the order of constituents in a polymer, such as a nucleic acid.
|sequence (sē'kwəns) Pronunciation Key
Verb To determine the order of subunits of a polymer.