[ see-kwuhn-sing ]

  1. the interruption of a career by a woman to bear and care for children until they reach an age that allows her to resume work.

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British Dictionary definitions for sequencing


/ (ˈsiːkwənsɪŋ) /

  1. the procedure of determining the order of amino acids in the polypeptide chain of a protein (protein sequencing) or of nucleotides in a DNA section comprising a gene (gene sequencing)

  2. Also called: priority sequencing commerce specifying the order in which jobs are to be processed, based on the allocation of priorities

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