The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Consequent \Con"se*quent\, a. [L. consequens, -entis, p. pr. of
consequi to follow; con- + sequi to follow: cf. F.
cons['e]quent. See Second, and cf. Consecution.]
1. Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
The right was consequent to, and built on, an act
perfectly personal. --Locke.
2. (Logic) Following by necessary inference or rational
deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other
Consequent points, Consequent poles (Magnetism), a number
of poles distributed under certain conditions, along the
axis of a magnetized steel bar, which regularly has but
the two poles at the extremities.