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sequencer

[ see-kwuhn-ser ]
/ ˈsi kwən sər /
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noun

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.

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Origin of sequencer

First recorded in 1970–75; sequence + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for sequencer

sequencer
/ (ˈsiːkwənsə) /

noun

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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