Meaning of resultant

re•sult•ant

Pronunciation: (ri-zul'tnt), [key]
— adj.
  1. that results; following as a result or consequence.
  2. resulting from the combination of two or more agents: a resultant force.
—n.
  1. See
  2. 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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