Search Result for "resultant":
1. the final point in a process;
[syn: resultant, end point]
2. something that results;
- Example: "he listened for the results on the radio"
[syn: result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination]
3. a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors;
[syn: vector sum, resultant]
1. following or accompanying as a consequence;
- Example: "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"
- Example: "snags incidental to the changeover in management"
- Example: "attendant circumstances"
- Example: "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"
- Example: "the ensuant response to his appeal"
- Example: "the resultant savings were considerable"
[syn: attendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequent]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Resultant \Re*sult"ant\, a. [L. resultans, p. pr. : cf. F. r['e]sultant.] Resulting or issuing from a combination; existing or following as a result or consequence. [1913 Webster] Resultant force or Resultant motion (Mech.), a force which is the result of two or more forces acting conjointly, or a motion which is the result of two or more motions combined. See Composition of forces, under Composition. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Resultant \Re*sult"ant\, n. That which results. Specifically: (a) (Mech.) A reultant force or motion. (b) (Math.) An eliminant. [1913 Webster] The resultant of homogeneous general functions of n variables is that function of their coefficients which, equaled to zero, expresses in the simplest terms the condition of the possibility of their existence. --Sylvester. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Eliminant \E*lim"i*nant\, n. (Math.) The result of eliminating n variables between n homogeneous equations of any degree; -- called also resultant. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
61 Moby Thesaurus words for "resultant": accidental, accompanying, ado, afloat, afoot, by-product, circumstantial, consequence, consequent, consequential, corollary, current, derivation, derivational, derivative, development, distillate, doing, effect, ensuing, event, eventuality, eventuating, eventuation, final, following, fruit, going on, happening, harvest, in hand, in the wind, incidental, issue, legacy, logical outcome, occasional, occurring, offshoot, offspring, on, on foot, ongoing, outcome, outgrowth, passing, precipitate, prevailing, prevalent, product, result, resulting, sequacious, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, sequential, taking place, under way, upshot