sequential sequential  /sə ˈkwɛn tʃəl/


  • (adj) in regular succession without gaps



  1. The report claims that sequential lineups have reduced incorrect identifications--which average between 20% and 25% in traditional lineups--to 14%.
  2. For the first two weeks of her menstrual cycle, the sequential user takes an estrogen-only tablet; for the next five or six days she takes combination estrogen-progestin pills.
  3. Salty coffee may sound strange, but it isn't so much an acquired taste as it is sequential tasting.


  • Can Miami Heat Big 3 Prove Unbeatable Again In Game 5 of 2013 NBA Finals?

    Inconsistently dominant is not a phrase often associated with the Miami Heat . To be honest, it's not a term frequently expressed at all. Inconsistently dominant, however, is exactly what the Heat have been. Miami hasn't lost back-to-back games during the NBA playoffs (it's actually been since January). But the Heat also haven't won two games in a row since snagging sequential victories in Game ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "We have seen a positive demand environment, which has driven broad-based sequential growth across all our verticals, service lines and geographies," Wipro Chairman Azim Premji said in a statement.
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: Azim Premji Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. Commenting on the results, Schlumberger's chairman and chief executive officer Andrew Gould said, "A strong continuation in sequential revenue growth in the third quarter was led by further strengthening of gas drilling activity on land in the US...
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Andrew Gould Source: RTT News

  3. "You would wonder when the pitching is going to order itself," San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean said. "There have been some signings but they have not been sequential."
    on Dec 3, 2006 By: Brian Sabean Source:

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