Con*sec"u*tive(?), a. [Cf. F. conscutif. See Consequent.] 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.
(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.
(Mus.), chords of the same kind succeeding one another without interruption.
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