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Chronological sequence   /krˌɑnəlˈɑdʒɪkəl sˈikwəns/   Listen
Chronological sequence

A following of one thing after another in time.  Synonyms: chronological succession, sequence, succession, successiveness.

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"Chronological sequence" Quotes from Famous Books

... somewhat interrupts the chronological sequence of our narrative, before dealing with the small "cents" stamps, first appearing in 1870, it will be as well to give the history of the large 5c stamp which, though not issued until 1875, really belongs by virtue of its type and general ...
— The Stamps of Canada • Bertram Poole

... absence of any positive objection, the conclusion of the auction expert—that the S. G. imprint was one of Samuel Green of Cambridge, Massachusetts—remained unquestioned. But a study of editions and of the chronological sequence of the English issues offers a decided negative to such a conclusion. The first part was licensed June 27, 1668. Van Sloetten dated the second part July 22, 1668, and the issue of the combined parts was ...
— The Isle Of Pines (1668) - and, An Essay in Bibliography by W. C. Ford • Henry Neville

... events of Washington's administration would be to write the history of the country during that period. It is only possible here to show, without much regard to chronological sequence, the part of the President in developing the policy of the government at home, and his attitude toward each question as it arose. We are concerned here merely with the influence and effect of Washington in our history, and not with the history itself. What did he do, and what light do we ...
— George Washington, Vol. II • Henry Cabot Lodge

... facts: the chronological sequence of the cells tells us nothing about the chronological sequence of the hatchings, which take place without any definite order. There is, therefore, no surrender of rights of primogeniture, as Leon Dufour thought: each insect, regardless ...
— Bramble-bees and Others • J. Henri Fabre

... might be called the Books of Shakespeare, Milton, Gray, and Wordsworth. The volume, in this respect, so far as the limitations of its range allow, accurately reflects the natural growth and evolution of our Poetry. A rigidly chronological sequence, however, rather fits a collection aiming at instruction than at pleasure, and the Wisdom which comes through Pleasure:—within each book the pieces have therefore been arranged in gradations of feeling or subject. The development of the symphonies of Mozart and Beethoven has been here thought ...
— The Golden Treasury - Of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language • Various

Words linked to "Chronological sequence" :   temporal order, temporal arrangement, sequence, rotation, chronological succession, pelting, successiveness, rain, row, run

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