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resultant

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adjective re·sul·tant \ri-ˈzəl-tənt\

Definition of resultant

  1. :  derived from or resulting from something else

resultantly

adverb

Examples of resultant in a sentence

  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>

1639

First Known Use of resultant

1639


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resultant

noun re·sul·tant

Definition of resultant

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

Examples of resultant in a sentence

  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>

1815

First Known Use of resultant

1815


RESULTANT Defined for English Language Learners

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resultant

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adjective re·sul·tant \ri-ˈzəl-tənt\

Definition of resultant for English Language Learners

  • : coming from or caused by something else



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