Sequence vs Autochanger - What's the difference?

sequence | autochanger |


As a verb sequence

is .

As an adjective sequence

is sequenced.

As a noun autochanger is

a device for playing multiple music media of a certain kind (gramophone records, compact discs, etc) in a predetermined sequence without user intervention.

sequence

Noun

(en noun)
  • A set of things next to each other in a set order; a series
  • A series of musical phrases where a theme or melody is repeated, with some change each time, such as in pitch or length (example: opening of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony ).
  • A musical composition used in some Catholic Masses between the readings. The most famous sequence is the Dies Irae (Day of Wrath) formerly used in funeral services.
  • (mathematics) An ordered list of objects.
  • A subsequent event; a consequence or result.
  • * 1891 , Mary Noailles Murfree, In the "Stranger People's" Country , Nebraska 2005, pp. 12-13:
  • he found no words to convey the impressions he had received; then he gave way to the anger always the sequence of the antagonism of opinion between them.
  • A series of shots that depict a single action or style in a film, television show etc.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=April 26 , author=Tasha Robinson , title=Film: Reviews: The Pirates! Band Of Misfits : , work=The Onion AV Club citation , page= , passage=What follows is a bunch of nonstop goofery involving chase sequences', dream ' sequences , fast-changing costumes and an improbable beard, a little musical help from Flight Of The Conchords, and ultimately a very physical confrontation with a surprisingly spry Victoria. }}
  • (card games) A meld consisting of three or more cards of successive ranks in the same suit, such as the four, five and six of hearts.
  • Usage notes

    * (mathematics) Beginning students often confuse (term) with (series).

    Verb

  • to arrange in an order
  • to determine the order of things, especially of amino acids in a protein, or of bases in a nucleic acid
  • to produce (music) with a sequencer
  • autochanger

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A device for playing multiple music media of a certain kind (gramophone records, compact discs, etc.) in a predetermined sequence without user intervention.
  • (computing) An automatic tape loader, for switching automatically between several computer backup tapes.