Consecutive

Definition of Consecutive

Con`sec´u`tive
a.1.Following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession; with no interval or break; as, fifty consecutive years.
2.Following as a consequence or result; actually or logically dependent; consequential; succeeding.
The actions of a man consecutive to volition.
- Locke.
3.(Mus.) Having similarity of sequence; - said of certain parallel progressions of two parts in a piece of harmony; as, consecutive fifths, or consecutive octaves, which are forbidden.
Consecutive chords
(Mus.) chords of the same kind succeeding one another without interruption.

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