- The definition of sequential is things in consecutive or logical order, or is following a certain prescribed order.
If there is a three part process and the steps must be done in a certain logical order, this is an example of the steps of the process being sequential.
sequential definition by Webster's New World
- of, relating to, or forming a sequence
- sequentially adverb
sequential definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Forming or characterized by a sequence, as of units or musical notes.
- se·quenˌti·alˈi·ty noun
- se·quenˈtial·ly adverb
sequential - Computer Definition
One after the other in some consecutive order such as by name or number.