American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Following in order or time; subsequent.
- adj. Following as a result; consequent.
- n. A result; a consequence.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Continuing in the same course or order; following; succeeding.
- Following by natural or logical consequence.
- n. A follower.
- n. A sequence or sequel; that which follows as a result.
- n. That which follows by an observed order of succession: used, in opposition to antecedent, where one wishes to avoid the implication of the relation of effect to cause that would be conveyed by the use of consequent.
- adj. obsolete That comes after in time or order; subsequent.
- adj. That follows on as a result, conclusion etc.; consequent to, on, upon.
- adj. Recurring in succession or as a series; successive, consecutive.
- n. Something that follows in a given sequence.
- n. logic An element of a sequence, usually a sequence in which every entry is an axiom or can be inferred from previous elements.
- n. obsolete A follower.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Following; succeeding; in continuance.
- adj. Following as an effect; consequent.
- n. rare A follower.
- n. That which follows as a result; a sequence.
- adj. in regular succession without gaps
- adj. following or accompanying as a consequence
- From Old French sequent, from Latin sequentem, present participle of sequi ("to follow"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin sequēns, sequent-, present participle of sequī, to follow; see sequence. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“He therefore invented another logical calculus that he called sequent calculus (Sequenzenkalkul, literally “calculus of sequences”) and made it the central topic of his thesis.”
“The ten thralls answered him with one mouth and in sequent words, saying, Whatso thou biddest us,”
“If at any stage of this “reduction process” the conclusion of a sequent is a compound formula, you have to consider any conjunct or any instance of universal quantification as a possible conclusion.”
“Every body know their truth by sequent 12 on Thursday, Sep 3, 2009 at 2: 00: 12 AM”
“Inside the magazine, she is shown wearing a range of outfits, including a sequent top and leather pants.”
“Ketonen's idea was to define a system of proof search: one starts from a given sequent to be derived, chooses a formula in it, and writes the premisses of a rule that can conclude the given sequent.”
“A cut with such a sequent as one premiss has the other premiss equal to the conclusion and can therefore be deleted.”
“Failure of the aims of Hilbert through GÃ¶del's incompleteness theorems; Gentzen's creation of the two main types of logical systems of contemporary proof theory, natural deduction and sequent calculus”
“Ketonen wanted to formulate Skolem's formal rules of proof within sequent calculus.”
“With Kleene's book, Gentzen's sequent calculi became generally known and accessible.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘sequent’.
These come from gamma meditation ,I think.
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A roster of adjectives that infrequently surface in typical conversation and writing. Many are dredged from scientific or other technical jargon or sieved from examples of disused archaic forms.
Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
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