Sequent Se"quent, n. 1. A follower. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. That which follows as a result; a sequence. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sequent — In proof theory, a sequent is a formalized statement of provability that is frequently used when specifying calculi for deduction. In the sequent calculus, the name sequent is used for the construct which can be regarded as a specific kind of… …   Wikipedia

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  • sequent — 1. adjective /ˈsiːkwənt/ a) The follows on as a result, conclusion etc.; consequent , , . Maisie found herself clutched to her mothers breast and passionately sobbed and shrieked over, made the subject of a demonstration evidently sequent to some …   Wiktionary

  • sequent — se•quent [[t]ˈsi kwənt[/t]] adj. 1) following; successive 2) characterized by continuous succession; consecutive • Etymology: 1550–60; < L sequent , s. of sequēns, prp. of sequī to follow; see ent …   From formal English to slang

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