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1a particular order in which related events, movements, or things follow each other:the content of the program should follow a logical sequence Music a repetition of a phrase or melody at a higher or lower pitch. Biochemistry the order in which amino acid or nucleotide residues are arranged in a protein, DNA, etc.. 2a set of related events, movements, or things that follow each other in a particular order:a grueling sequence of exercises a sonnet sequence a set of three or more playing cards of the same suit next to each other in value, for example 10, 9, 8. Mathematics an infinite ordered series of numerical quantities. 3a part of a film dealing with one particular event or topic:the famous underwater sequence
4(in the Eucharist) a hymn said or sung after the Gradual or Alleluia that precedes the Gospel.
verb [with object]
1arrange in a particular order:trainee librarians decide how a set of misfiled cards could be sequenced Biochemistry ascertain the sequence of amino acid or nucleotide residues in (a protein, DNA, etc.). 2play or record (music) with a sequencer.