[ UK /ɹɪzˈʌltənt/ ]
[ US /ɹiˈzəɫtənt/ ]
  1. a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors
  2. something that results
    he listened for the results on the radio
  3. the final point in a process
  1. occurring with or following as a consequence
    the resultant savings were considerable
    snags incidental to the changeover in management
    collateral target damage from a bombing run
    an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems
    attendant circumstances
    the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness
    the ensuant response to his appeal
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How To Use resultant In A Sentence

  • The surface weather which is experienced is but an indicator of the considerable flux and resultant turbulence which occurs in the range of atmosphere from the surface to high above.
  • Second, there is the resultant increase in international financial imbalances. Times, Sunday Times
  • Restricted foraging time due to inclement weather and the resultant decrease in food intake is believed to influence hypothermia in manakins and may induce torpor in hummingbirds.
  • Resultant abider non-returners are rid of all three grades. The Five Pathway Minds (Five Paths): Advanced Presentation
  • In my resultant article I actually compared Montreal to an afternoon soap opera - a punchy, passionate, sentimental place full of ridiculous arguments and beautiful women.
  • He proved various results on resultants including what is essentially Cramer's rule.
  • Hercules ropes are pre-formed, to minimize unlaying and its resultant cost during further fabrication
  • The resultant local variation in working arrangements has greatly complicated national assessment.
  • From the resultant penalty, Wood went for goal, but on this occasion the malevolent wind steered the ball off target.
  • The order mammalia is the resultant of a primary sex-distinction developed by natural selection; but the gorgeous plumage of the peacock's tail is a secondary sex-distinction developed by sexual selection. Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution
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