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Webster 1913 Edition


Resultant

Re-sult′ant

,
Adj.
[L.
resultans
, p. pr. : cf. F.
résultant
.]
Resulting or issuing from a combination; existing or following as a result or consequence.
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
.

Re-sult′ant

,
Noun.
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.

Webster 1828 Edition


Resultant

RESULT'ANT

,
Noun.
In mechanics, a force which is the combined effect of two or more forces, acting in different directions.

Definition 2022


résultant

résultant

See also: resultant

French

Verb

résultant

  1. present participle of résulter

Adjective

résultant m (feminine singular résultante, masculine plural résultants, feminine plural résultantes)

  1. resulting
  2. resultant