verb (used with object), se·quenced, se·quenc·ing.
Origin of sequence
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Contemporary Examples of sequencing
“The sequencing and pace of the second half favors Newt,” the memo read.Gingrich Won’t Quit the Race, but He’ll Make Sure Romney Doesn’t Win
March 14, 2012
- cardsa set of three or more consecutive cards, usually of the same suit
- bridgea set of two or more consecutive cards
- an ordered set of numbers or other mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the integers 1 to n
- an ordered infinite set of mathematical entities in one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers
Word Origin for sequence
late 14c., "hymn sung after the Hallelujah and before the Gospel," from Old French sequence "answering verses" (13c.), from Medieval Latin sequentia "a following, a succession," from Latin sequentem (nominative sequens), present participle of sequi "to follow" (see sequel). In Church use, a partial loan-translation of Greek akolouthia, from akolouthos "following." General sense of "succession," also "a sequence at cards," appeared 1570s.
"arrange in a sequence," 1954, from sequence (n.). Related: Sequenced; sequencing.