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 Meanings and Examples of SEQUENCE
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sequence
 n.  serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
Classic Sentence:
1  I had the good fortune to seize upon that, and everything which has occurred since then has served to confirm my original supposition, and, indeed, was the logical sequence of it.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
2  To argue upon the possibility of culture before luxury to the bucolic world may be to argue truly, but it is an attempt to disturb a sequence to which humanity has been long accustomed.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
3  Nothing could be more natural than the sequence of events as narrated by this lady, and nothing stranger than the result when viewed, for instance, by Mr. Lestrade of Scotland Yard.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
4  You have, no doubt, described the sequence of events correctly, but there is one point which you have left unexplained.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
5  Everything which had been disconnected before began at once to assume its true place, and I had a shadowy presentiment of the whole sequence of events.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
6  However, my friend, Dr. Watson, knows nothing of this matter, and I should be none the worse for hearing the sequence of events once more.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
7  Now you clearly see the sequence of events, though you see them, of course, in the inverse order to the way in which they presented themselves to me.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
8  A whole sequence of new thoughts, hopeless but mournfully pleasant, rose in his soul in connection with that tree.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I
9  "The only thing is, we mustn't have children too soon," he continued, following an unconscious sequence of ideas.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XX
10  A healthy man usually thinks of, feels, and remembers innumerable things simultaneously, but has the power and will to select one sequence of thoughts or events on which to fix his whole attention.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
11  As a necessary sequence, I asked him if he would favor us with his company, and he promptly accepted the invitation.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
12  Even the sequence of these images and emotions was the same.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 18
13  She recalled a hundred grotesqueries: her comic dismay at his having chewed tobacco, the evening when she had tried to read poetry to him; matters which had seemed to vanish with no trace or sequence.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  When we came to the discussion of the sequence of our efforts and of the disposition of our forces, there were new sources of doubt.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
15  There is no more absolute logical sequence in the human heart than there is a perfect geometrical figure in the celestial mechanism.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—THE BEWILDERMENT OF PERFECT HAPPINESS
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The article describes the chronological sequence of events.
2  He had to attend a sequence of meetings.
3  Cell divisions during development occur in a fixed sequence.
4  The chronological sequence gives the book an element of structure.
5  He showed a full understanding of the sequence of events.
6  Guess which number of the following sequence is the odd one out.
7  The first chapter describes the strange sequence of events that lead to his death.
8  In a few moments the other participant in the sequence they were shooting would come, the estate agent from Sudbury.
9  Be careful to perform the actions in the correct sequence.
10  The questions should be asked in a logical sequence.
11  It's the third in a sequence of three books, the first of which I really enjoyed.
12  Scientists unveiled the genome sequence of rice - a tool of great potential use to researchers trying to develop new strains of rice with higher yields.
13  Here we apply a method for detecting correlated changes in multiple sequence alignments.
14  When you want an alignment that covers the whole length of both sequences, use needle.
15  ABC's standards and practices division agreed to an unprecedented waiver allowing frontal nudity during the lengthy holocaust sequences.