subsequence

noun (1)
sub·​se·​quence | \ ˈsəb-sə-ˌkwen(t)s How to pronounce subsequence (audio) , -si-kwən(t)s\

Definition of subsequence

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the quality or state of being subsequent also : a subsequent event

subsequence

noun (2)
sub·​se·​quence | \ ˈsəb-ˌsē-kwən(t)s How to pronounce subsequence (audio) , -ˌkwen(t)s\

Definition of subsequence (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mathematical sequence that is part of another sequence

First Known Use of subsequence

Noun (1)

1563, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1908, in the meaning defined above

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