sequencer

noun se·quenc·er \ ˈsē-kwən(t)-sər , -ˌkwen(t)- \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

Definition of sequencer

: one that sequences: such as
a : a device for arranging things (such as events in the ignition of a rocket) in a sequence
b : a device for determining the order of occurrence of amino acids in a protein or of bases in a nucleic acid

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First Known Use of sequencer

1949

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sequencer

noun se·quenc·er \ ˈsē-kwən-sər, -ˌkwen(t)-sər \

medical Definition of sequencer

: one that sequences; especially : a device for determining the order of occurrence of amino acids in a protein or of bases in a nucleic acid

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