sequential

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj sequential in regular succession without gaps "serial concerts"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: To make things easier while mixing the American Graffiti sound track, George Lucas and sound designer Walter Murch labeled all of the film reels R and all of the dialogue tracks D, and then numbered each of them sequentially, starting with 1. When Murch later asked Lucas for Reel 2 Dialogue 2 or more precisely, R2 D2 Lucas liked the way it sounded so much that he made a note of the name for another project he was writing.
    • a Sequential Succeeding or following in order.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sequential Being in succession; succeeding; following.
    • sequential Noting land-forms produced by erosive processes acting in consequence of uplifts which initiate a new cycle of erosion.
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Usage

In literature:

Then Circumstance, the outwardly wayward, the ruthlessly sequential, played him an ugly trick.
"The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories" by Gertrude Atherton
Sequential Problem Solving also provides the lifelong-learner with the satisfaction of being able to measure his performance.
"Sequential Problem Solving" by Fredric Lozo
Annie Eustace had a mind of the sequential order.
"The Butterfly House" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Any two event-particles on a point-track are sequential, so that they cannot lie in the same moment.
"The Concept of Nature" by Alfred North Whitehead
Rotulorium Serenissimae Reginae Elizabethae; et sepultus 6 die Martii sequentis.
"Notes and Queries, Number 190, June 18, 1853" by Various
Several rabbit-tracks she crossed, and here and there the dainty trail of a ptarmigan, or the small, sequential dots of a weasel's foot.
"The House in the Water" by Charles G. D. Roberts
B, Tabula pone sequenti.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
This act was transcribed sequentially to that of 1535, with the formula: Given under our administration anno and day as above.
"Bartholomew Sastrow" by Bartholomew Sastrow
Quo ritu Humblus, decedente patre, nouo patriae beneficio rex creatus, sequentis fortunae malignitate, ex rege priuatus euasit.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers
In truth, she actually thought Grant had exhibited a kind of sequential personality over his life.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

The Concrete Sequential Child Can Excel In The Arts.
Despite sequential decrease, ISM reports non-manufacturing sector grew in June.
Panjiva data shows a sequential slowdown in global trade.
Panjiva reports best-ever sequential gains in March trade data for shipments and manufacturers.
UMATILLA Sequential -Pacific Biodiesel hasn't even finished expanding capacity at its Salem plant, and it is already looking into building another factory at the Port of Umatilla.
Sequential -Numbering Tool for Turret Presses.
Dick Lee defines CRM as a sequential four-step process, supported--but not driven--by technology.
Semiconductors Sequentially Up, Annually Down.
The October ISM production index rose 2.9 percentage points sequentially to 52.4 percent and into expansion.
Sequential mating connector systems link portable power-distribution equipment.
Sequential photos no larger than spot size are paid at the rate of $200 per page.
Keep random activity and sequential activity on separate devices.
LONDON (ICIS news)--Markets remain depressed but there has been some price pick-up and sequential quarter-to-quarter volume gains in the hardest hit businesses.
Spiritual medium Coleen Shaugnessy says numbers in sequential order are here to help.
Findery, the latest company started by Caterina Fake – a social media pioneer, massive multiuser game developer and sequential entrepreneur – has gone into live beta.
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In science:

In both cases a random sequential update was used and the results are plotted in figure 2 and figure 3, respectively.
Absorbing phase transition in a conserved lattice gas with random neighbor particle hopping
By definition, an automaton’s run is sequential; there is no parallelism allowed.
Using Tree Automata and Regular Expressions to Manipulate Hierarchically Structured Data
The utility would execute rules sequentially by checking the condition and, if necessary, doing the corresponding action.
Using Tree Automata and Regular Expressions to Manipulate Hierarchically Structured Data
We identify each element in t, ℓ, and b with a sequential, unique label.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
In this algorithm, vertices are sequentially assigned the values cov and uncov until the full graph is covered.
Dynamics of heuristic optimization algorithms on random graphs
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