Re*sult"ant (?), a. [L. resultans, p. pr. : cf. F. r'esultant.]

Resulting or issuing from a combination; existing or following as a result or consequence.

Resultant forcemotion 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.


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Re*sult"ant, n.

That which results.

Specifically: (a) Mech.

A reultant force or motion

. (b) Math.

An eliminant.

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.


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