sequential

[ si-kwen-shuh l ]
/ sɪˈkwɛn ʃəl /

adjective

characterized by regular sequence of parts.
following; subsequent; consequent.

Origin of sequential

First recorded in 1815–25; sequent + -ial
Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for nonsequential

sequential

/ (sɪˈkwɛnʃəl) /

adjective

characterized by or having a regular sequence
another word for sequent
Derived Formssequentiality (sɪˌkwɛnʃɪˈælɪtɪ), nounsequentially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for nonsequential

sequential


adj.

1816, from Late Latin sequentia (see sequence) + -al (1). Related: Sequentially.

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