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## resultant

```  4  definitions  found

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Resultant  \Re*sult"ant\,  a.  [L.  resultans,  p.  pr  :  cf  F.
r['e]sultant.]
Resulting  or  issuing  from  a  combination;  existing  or
following  as  a  result  or  consequence.

{Resultant  force}  or  {motion}  (Mech.),  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.  See  {Composition  of  forces},  under
{Composition}.

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Resultant  \Re*sult"ant\,  n.
That  which  results.  Specifically:
a  (Mech.)  A  reultant  force  or  motion.
b  (Math.)  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.

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Eliminant  \E*lim"i*nant\,  n.  (Math.)
The  result  of  eliminating  n  variables  between  n  homogeneous
equations  of  any  degree;  --  called  also  {resultant}.

From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]:

resultant
adj  :  following  as  an  effect  or  result;  "the  period  of  tension  and
consequent  need  for  military  preparedness";  "the
ensuant  response  to  his  appeal";  "the  resultant  savings
were  considerable";  "the  health  of  the  plants  and  the
resulting  flowers"  [syn:  {consequent},  {ensuant},  {resulting(a)},
{sequent}]
n  1:  the  final  point  in  a  process  [syn:  {end  point}]
2:  a  vector  that  is  the  sum  of  two  or  more  other  vectors  [syn:
{vector  sum}]
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