• WordNet 3.6
    • n subsequence following in time
    • n subsequence something that follows something else
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • 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 Subsequence The act or state of following; -- opposed to precedence.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • 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.
    • n subsequence The state or act of being subsequent or following.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Subsequence 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:

Subsequently, though the perfection persisted, the stamp of divinity ceased.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
He had subsequently withdrawn to Brussels, where he received an embassy from Philip, congratulating him on the success of his arms.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
A copy of the capitulation was subsequently laid before the Virginia House of Burgesses, with explanations.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
Catalonia was subsequently ruled by French counts, who soon, however, made themselves independent of France.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
The most drastic bleach is that required for goods which are subsequently to be printed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
The subsequent history of Brandenburg is merged in that of Prussia (q.v.).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
He was subsequently her lover, till supplanted by Biren (q.v.).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
He was the pupil of Callimachus, with whom he subsequently quarrelled.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
He left large collections of manuscripts, which have been used by subsequent writers.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
But neither now nor subsequently (1861, 1869) would he accept a parliamentary mandate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various

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 Friday show takes place at 7:30 pm and subsequent performances begin at 2 pm All shows are held in Corning Auditorium.
I have stated previously that the two biggest hurdles to gundog ownership (and the two biggest reasons for its subsequent decline) are the continued loss of upland and waterfowl habitat, and the difficulty of finding adequate places to train.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans want to honor Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general who subsequently joined the Ku Klux Klan, on some Mississippi license plates in 2014.
Recent Lawsuits Raise a Host of Questions About the Subsequent Use of Stored Genetic Material.
This is what viral videos and a subsequent record deal can get you.
Has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and subsequently reached an agreement to sell the company to its first-lien creditors.
The House voted five more times on subsequent bills.
I am beginning to enter that subsequent phase to experiencing and accepting the events of last Saturday's loss, in Pittsburgh.
Maybe it's her recent divorce, or maybe it's her subsequent hook-up with Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, but Canadian folkie Kathleen Edwards has given her sound a makeover on her fourth album.
The Orange County Planning Commission unanimously approved the final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) for Dana Point Harbor's Marina Improvement Project at its Sept 27 meeting.
There will be subsequent courses offered during the summer of 2012.
Prosecutors say three other women with similar claims subsequently came forward.
Earlier this week, New York Magazine published a lengthy article by Goucher College president Sanford Ungar detailing how the college hired, subsequently discovered the charges against, and fired an alleged war criminal.
A federal judge had ordered Latif's release, but the appeals court subsequently concluded that he was part of the al Qaeda terror group and that the government could detain him indefinitely.
After review, all subsequent action will be handled internally by the two institutions and the conference office is satisfied with their actions.

In science:

Subsequently, this fitted Gaussian was subtracted from the integrated H I map.
Star Formation and Tidal Encounters with the Low Surface Brightness Galaxy UGC 12695 and Companions
It is equal to the number of subsequent levels correlated according to Random Matrix Theory.
Chiral Random Matrix Model for Critical Statistics
For increasing disorder the number of subsequent eigenvalues described by Random Matrix Theory decreases.
Chiral Random Matrix Model for Critical Statistics
In particular, it was shown that the number of subsequent eigenvalues around zero described by chRMT scales as F 2√V .
Chiral Random Matrix Model for Critical Statistics
It was already known, using ultralimits, that some subsequence converges [Gr1, DW].
Problems on the geometry of finitely generated solvable groups