Definitions for **"Consecutive"**

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.

Following as a consequence or result; actually or logically dependent; consequential; succeeding.

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.

Following one another in an uninterrupted order. For example, A, B, C, and D are four consecutive letters of the alphabet; 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 are five consecutive whole numbers.

following in order The displacement in consecutive time intervals was 12, 14, 16 and 18 cm, so we deduced that the velocity was increasing.

Consecutive means in order. For example, 1 and 2 are consecutive whole numbers; 6 and 8 are consecutive even numbers.

in a consecutive manner; "we numbered the papers consecutively"

one after the other; "back-to-back home runs"

next to each other

Following each other.