Pronunciation: (ri-zul'tnt), [key]
1. that results; following as a result or consequence.
2. resulting from the combination of two or more agents: a resultant force.
1. Math., Physics.See vector sum.
2. Math.a determinant the entries of which are the coefficients of each of two polynomials in a specified arrangement and the value of which determines whether the polynomials have a common factor.
3. something that results.
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