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Consecutive meaning

consecutive - 4 dictionary results

  1. 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. 2. Following as a consequence or result; actually or logically dependent; consequential; succeeding.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. Following in order.

consecutive - examples of usage

  1. For several consecutive days I ascended the mountain. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. Finding that this occurred for several consecutive days, he increased the allowance. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. The extract is mixed with about 5 times as much non- purgative oil and the dose is administered each morning for five consecutive days two hours before the animal is allowed to feed after having been fasted over night. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
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