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Definition of "resultant" []

  • Issuing or following as a consequence or result. (adjective)
  • Something that results; an outcome. (noun)
  • Mathematics A single vector that is the equivalent of a set of vectors. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "resultant" in a sentence
  • "It was found chemically that cane sugar absorbs the elements of water and changes into a mixture of two different sugars, one being weakly dextrorotatory and the other strongly laevorotatory, hence the resultant is a rotation to the left."
  • "* Twitter is the Mark of the Beast described in the Book of Revelation and The Sci Fi Catholic cannot be held personally responsible for any inconvenient or unexpected damnation resultant from the use thereof."
  • "As far as anyone can demonstrate, the brain changes were simply resultant from a causal chain of physical events."