Definition of Resultant

1. Noun. The final point in a process.

Exact synonyms: End Point
Generic synonyms: Degree, Level, Point, Stage
Derivative terms: Result



2. Adjective. Following or accompanying as a consequence. "The resultant savings were considerable"

3. Noun. Something that results. "He listened for the results on the radio"

4. Noun. A vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors.
Exact synonyms: Vector Sum
Generic synonyms: Vector

Definition of Resultant

1. a. Resulting or issuing from a combination; existing or following as a result or consequence.

2. n. That which results.

Definition of Resultant

1. Adjective. following as a result or consequence of something ¹

2. Noun. anything that results from something else; an outcome ¹

3. Noun. (mathematics) a vector that is the vector sum of multiple vectors ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resultant

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Medical Definition of Resultant

1. 1. Resulting or issuing from a combination; existing or following as a result or consequence. 2. Resultant force or motion, a force which is the result of two or more forces acting conjointly, or a motion which is the result of two or more motions combined. 3. An eliminant. "The resultant of homogeneous general functions of n variables is that function of their coefficients which, equaled to zero, expresses in the simplest terms the condition of the possibility of their existence." (Sylvester) Origin: L. Resultans. (10 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Resultant

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1. Mechanics: A Textbook for Engineers by James Ellsworth Boyd (1921)
"resultant and Components.—It is an experimental fact that the resultant of two ... Starting from this fact, it has been shown that the resultant of any ..."

2. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"There are two kinds of resultant tones, the Differential and the Sum- ... Ну practice, however, the resultant tones can be distinguished on the piano also. ..."

3. Applied Mechanics by Alfred Peter Poorman (1917)
"Combine these into their resultant AC which acts through the point of ... The amount and the direction of the resultant are given by the algebraic sum of ..."

4. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1904)
"resultant Intensity at a Point. 68.] In order to simplify the mathematical process, it is convenient to consider the action of an ..."

5. The Theory of Light by Thomas Preston (1890)
"resultant of a system of similar Vibrations. angle a, with OX, similarly draw OQ ... Then OP2 represents the resultant of the vibrations a, and af Similarly ..."

6. Mathematical Crystallography and the Theory of Groups of Movements by Harold Hilton (1903)
"Now consider the resultant of a screw Bfti < and the rotatory- reflexion A(a). ... This can be immediately extended, and we obtain:— The resultant R of any ..."

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