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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that sequences, as.
  • noun An electronic device or software program that can be instructed to order and modify digitally stored musical sounds for playback, as through a synthesizer.
  • noun An apparatus for determining the order of constituents in a biological polymer, usually DNA or protein.

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  • noun Any device that activates or deactivates the components of a machine or system according to a preplanned sequence (as in a washing machine, or central heating system).
  • noun A device or system that orders and/or modifies digitally stored music and sound for playback.
  • noun A device for determining the sequence of monomers in a polymer, especially amino acids in protein, or bases in DNA.
  • noun A control device to increase/decrease the capacity of plant that is enabled to act in a specific order or sequence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (chemistry) an apparatus that can determine the sequence of monomers in a polymer
  • noun computer hardware that sorts data or programs into a predetermined sequence

Etymologies

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sequence +‎ -er

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