[ see-kwuh n-ser ]
/ ˈsi kwən sər /


a device for the automatic determination or regulation of a sequence.
Biochemistry. a device that can sequence nucleic acids or protein.
an electronic device or software program that digitally stores sound for modification and playback through a synthesizer.

Origin of sequencer

First recorded in 1970–75; sequence + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for sequencer

/ (ˈsiːkwənsə) /


an electronic device that determines the order in which a number of operations occur
an electronic device that sorts information into the required order for data processing
a unit connected to a synthesizer, which is capable of memorizing sequences of notes
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