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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Consecutive


CONSECUTIVE, adjective [See Consecution.]

1. Following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession; as, fifty consecutive years.

2. Following; consequential; succeeding; as, the actions of men consecutive to volition.

3. consecutive chords, in music, imply a succession or repetition of the same consonance in similar motion.