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resultant (n.)

mid-15c., in mathematics, "the total or sum, the sum of an addition or product of a multiplication," from Medieval Latin resultantem (nominative resultans), present participle of resultare "to result" (see result (v.)). Sense in mechanics is from 1815.

resultant (adj.)

"existing or following as a consequence, resulting," 1630s, from resultant (adj.) and from Medieval Latin resultantem (nominative resultans), present participle of resultare "to result" (see result (v.)).

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Definitions of resultant from WordNet
1
resultant (n.)
the final point in a process;
Synonyms: end point
resultant (n.)
something that results;
Synonyms: result / final result / outcome / termination
resultant (n.)
a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors;
Synonyms: vector sum
2
resultant (adj.)
occurring with or following as a consequence;
the resultant savings were considerable
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