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sequencer

[′sē·kwən·sər]
(computer science)
A machine which puts items of information into a particular order, for example, it will determine whether A is greater than, equal to, or less than B, and sort or order accordingly. Also known as sorter.
(engineering)
A mechanical or electronic device that may be set to initiate a series of events and to make the events follow in a given sequence.

sequencer

(music)
Any system for recording and/or playback of music via a programmable memory which stores music not as audio data, but as some representation of notes. The most common modern usage of "sequencer" is to refer to systems (whether in software, or as a feature of devices like synthesizers or drum machines) that deal with MIDI data.
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The station's sequencer displays its analysis as it works.
When the last sequencer starts its operation, the dripper starts to fill the timer reservoir until the moment the float ball rod activates the trigger and the plunger makes the position shift.
In recent years, next-generation DNA sequencers have produced an increasingly detailed picture of how genes are expressed at the molecular level.
Problem of adaptive control solved using software sequencer controller and control board (8 control lines and 8 status lines).
The Genome Sequencer 20 System enables one individual to prepare and sequence an entire genome, regardless of size.
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In order to overcome this, the PRO2 Sequencer measures the steam flow from the boiler house itself.
Navy is using a new ejection scar sequencer that can catapult a pilot, co-pilot and their seats out of a damaged F/A-18, F-14, or T-45 aircraft within 0.
The eTag reporters are identified by capillary electrophoresis using a capillary-based DNA sequencer.
The DDR sequencer was tested and fully functional using state-of-the-art DDR parts of both 128Mb and 256Mb.
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The 3100 Genetic Analyzer also provides a capillary-based alternative to the ABI PRISM(R) 377 DNA Sequencer, the slab-gel-based system that has become a standard research platform in academic and commercial laboratories worldwide.

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