1. Noun.  A set of things next to each other in a set order; a series.
  2. Noun.  A series of musical phrases where a theme or melody is repeated, with some change each time, such as in pitch or length (example: opening of Beethoven's ''Fifth Symphony'').
  3. Noun.  A musical composition used in some Catholic Masses between the readings. The most famous sequence is the ''Dies Irae'' (Day of Wrath) formerly used in funeral services.
  4. Noun.  (mathematics) An ordered list of objects.
  5. Noun.  (context, now) A subsequent event; a consequence or result.
  6. Verb.  (transitive) to arrange in an order.
  7. Verb.  (transitive) to determine the order of things, especially of amino acids in a protein, or of bases in a nucleic acid.
  8. Verb.  (transitive) to produce (music) with a sequencer.

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