One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A sequence of phases; (Electrical Engineering) the order in which the different components of a polyphase system pass through the same phase.
2Psychology. A sequence of patterns of neuronal activity (suggested by D. O. Hebb as an explanation of motivated behaviour).
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Kenelm Edgcumbe (b. 1873). From phase + sequence.
phase sequence/ˈfeɪz siːkw(ə)ns/
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