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Definition of "resultants" []

  • Plural form of resultant. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "resultants" in a sentence
  • "The doctrine of methodological individualism does not take issue with these ordinary ways of speaking, it merely stipulates that “in sociological work these collectivities must be treated as solely the resultants and modes of organization of the particular acts of individual persons, since these alone can be treated as agents in a course of subjectively understandable action” (Weber 1968, 13)."
  • "Assuming that the brain is basically an extremely complicated mechanical object, all the interesting higher-level mental functions have to be resultants of an awful lot of less complex micro-functions."
  • "In these cases the laws are said to be “chemical”: the resultants have properties that are not present in the causes."