• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Subsequency The act or state of following; -- opposed to precedence.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Even when all the molecules in a single breath of air have been dispersed evenly in the earth's atmosphere, there will still be one or two of the same ones taken into the lungs with every subsequent breath. Every time you breathe in, you inhale one or two of the same molecules that you inhaled with the first breath you took as a baby.
    • n subsequency Same as subsequence.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Scotland, Irn-Bru is a soft drink that is more popular than Coca-Cola. When McDonalds opened in Glasgow and did not sell Irn-Bru, it was considered an insult, and the restaurant was subsequently boycotted.
    • ns Subsequency state of being subsequent
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  • George Orwell
    “Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. subsequens, -entis, pr.p. of subsequisub, under, after, sequi, to follow.


In literature:

It was subsequently, with all its officers, N.C.O.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
I could not find the men he wanted or subsequent employment of that kind.
"Shadow and Light" by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
The object in question was at no time, subsequently to 1805, visible to the naked eye.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
His childhood was spent in the great metropolis, and he subsequently studied law in Albany, with the Hon.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
Subsequently the plough was made in two pieces, a handle having been added.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
They subsequently decreased still further.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
His antagonists, however, became, subsequently, his warm friends.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
An inquiry subsequently held resulted in de Cissey's favour (1881).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
By receipt on a subsequent page, you will see how your bitch is to be brought into use.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Thus I again took my departure for that country, under the same commanders I subsequently once more visited it.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo

In poetry:

Mycilla dyes her locks, 'tis said:
But 'tis a foul aspersion;
She buys them black; they therefore need
No subsequent immersion.
"On An Old Woman (From The Greek)" by William Cowper
And hard-cases chuckled, and hard-cases said
That Baby and Alice conveyed him to bed—
In subsequent storms it was painful to see
Those hard-cases side with the sinful J.P.
"O'Hara, J.P." by Henry Lawson
There was once a man who made a weird machine,
Employing dynamite and kerosene.
His subsequent destruction
Was a matter of deduction,
And a circumstance that might have been foreseen.
"An Error in Creation" by C J Dennis
Then came Evangeline, my third,
And, when I chanced to be away,
She, so subsequently heard,
Was wont (I deeply grieve to say)
With my small retinue to flirt.
I strangled her. I hope it hurt.
"Bluebeard" by Harry Graham
No longer wilful woman hides
Behind a law that over-rides
The dicta of her lawful lord and master.
And, they who fain would lift a hand
To erring wives, now understand
That they invite no subsequent disaster.
"French Leave" by C J Dennis
Then Abner Dean of Angel's raised a point of order, when
A chunk of old red sandstone took him in the abdomen,
And he smiled a kind of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor,
And the subsequent proceedings interested him no more.
"The Society Upon The Stanislaus" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

The FBI says "subsequent investigation identified Wright as one of the hijackers .".
I never read Eric Knight's 1940 novel Lassie Come- Home , and I never saw the 1943 Hollywood movie or its many subsequent films and tv series.
The case against her was subsequently dropped.
He still works part-time every day at the successful business he started and subsequently transferred to his two sons.
The theater is the third movie house planned for the neighborhood and Williamsburg's first multi-screen theater since the iconic Commodore was closed and subsequently demolished in 2002.
Subsequent changes in federal regulations have made sanitary sewer overflows illegal and require much stricter limits on combined sewer overflows , too.
A subsequent search of the vehicle turned up a quantity of cold medicine as well as starter fluid.
Any knowledge of local trends can help inform subsequent decisions about empiric antibiotics .
As an industry, we have been talking of late about the need to reach out to a more diverse audience in order to fill out the next generation of boaters and the subsequent ones after that.
Judy Kaye, who played vocally challenged soprano Florence Foster Jenkins Off-Broadway and subsequently on, reprises her performance at Baltimore 's Centerstage through May 24.
Here's a quick (and we mean quick) time-lapse video of the parade and the subsequent tree lighting in West Market Square.
The housing authority reported, according to The Times Leader archives, that no bedbugs had subsequently been found.
Weeks have passed since I viewed the movie "The Help" and subsequently read the book.
The US economy took a downturn in 2008 and the subsequent years saw a decline in fee per subscriber for pay-TV companies such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
Judy Kaye, who played vocally challenged soprano Florence Foster Jenkins Off-Broadway and subsequently on, reprises her performance at Baltimore's Centerstage through May 24.

In science:

This completes the proof since every subsequence has a subsequence for which (B.6) holds. ⊓⊔ In the remainder of this appendix we collect more specialized bounds on the forward resolvents (B.2).
Stability of the Absolutely Continuous Spectrum of Random Schroedinger Operators on Tree Graphs
We are interested in limit points of the set Tgraph , so we may suppose, by moving to a subsequence, that our sequence has no constant subsequence; moreover we can suppose that the graphs are either all bipartite, or all nonbipartite.
Salem numbers, Pisot numbers, Mahler measure and graphs
If p runs over a subsequence of primes (tending to +∞) for which ϕ(Fp ) is an interval, and is unbounded, the finiteness of the set of µi shows that for some i a further subsequence exists for which ϕ(Fp ) is an interval of length |ϕ(Fp )| ∼ µip.
Exponential sums over definable subsets of finite fields
Let, for i ≤ k , ai (σ) be the length of the longest subsequence of σ consisting of i disjoint increasing subsequences.
One-dimensional stochastic growth and Gaussian ensembles of random matrices
This proves the theorem, since we have proved that every subsequence of uj ∗ contains a subsequence ujt ∗∗ such that (ddc ujt ∗∗)n converges weak* to (ddcu)n , t → +∞.
Convergence in capacity