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Meaning of SEQUEL

Pronunciation:  'seekwul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
  2. [n]  something that follows something else

SEQUEL is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: continuation, subsequence
 See Also: addendum, final result, outcome, postscript, result, resultant, supplement, termination



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Se"quel\ (s[=e]"kw[e^]l), n. [L. sequela, fr. sequit to
follow: cf. F. s['e]quelle a following. See {Sue} to follow.]
1. That which follows; a succeeding part; continuation; as,
   the sequel of a man's advantures or history.

         O, let me say no more! Gather the sequel by that
         went before.                          --Shak.

2. Consequence; event; effect; result; as, let the sun cease,
   fail, or swerve, and the sequel would be ruin.

3. Conclusion; inference. [R.] --Whitgift.

Computing Dictionary

1. Precursor to SQL.

["System R: Relational Approach to Database Management", IBM Res Lab, San Jose, reprinted in Readings in Database Systems].

2. U Leeds. Theorem prover specification language. Pattern matching notation similar to Prolog. Compiled into Lisp.

[Proc ICJAI 13].