chronological succession

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Noun1.chronological succession - a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
temporal arrangement, temporal order - arrangement of events in time
pelting, rain - anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"
rotation - a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.); "crop rotation makes a balanced demand on the fertility of the soil"; "the manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation"
row - a continuous chronological succession without an interruption; "they won the championship three years in a row"
run - an unbroken chronological sequence; "the play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories"
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The test system includes 2 in chronological succession mounted examination stages.
It places thirty-three scholarly articles in a chronological succession, under headings that (perhaps surprisingly) follow a different scheme from those in the first book.
The text is organized in a loose chronological succession of seven sections, examining the state of Mississippi and the nation prior to the summer of 1964, the movements debates, preparations, and training leading up to the summer, violence and opposition to the movement, voter registration, freedom schools, the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, and the aftermath of the movement.