resultant


1re·sul·tant

adjective \ri-ˈzəl-tənt\

: coming from or caused by something else

Full Definition of RESULTANT

:  derived from or resulting from something else
re·sul·tant·ly adverb

Examples of RESULTANT

  1. She deserves credit for the increase in sales and the resultant increase in profit.
  2. <frequent trips to the ice cream parlor and the resultant weight gain were starting to affect my tennis game>

First Known Use of RESULTANT

1639

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2resultant

noun

Definition of RESULTANT

:  something that results :  outcome; specifically :  the single vector that is the sum of a given set of vectors

Examples of RESULTANT

  1. <a person's decision to purchase a certain automobile is often the resultant of an array of factors, ranging from the actual performance of the vehicle to the buyer's self-image>

First Known Use of RESULTANT

1815

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