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Definitions for resultant
rɪˈzʌl tntre·sul·tant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resultant, end pointnoun

    the final point in a process

  2. result, resultant, final result, outcome, terminationnoun

    something that results

    "he listened for the results on the radio"

  3. vector sum, resultantadjective

    a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors

  4. attendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequentadjective

    following or accompanying as a consequence

    "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"

Wiktionary

  1. resultantnoun

    anything that results from something else; an outcome

  2. resultantnoun

    a vector that is the vector sum of multiple vectors

  3. resultantadjective

    following as a result or consequence of something

Wikipedia

  1. Resultant

    In mathematics, the resultant of two polynomials is a polynomial expression of their coefficients, which is equal to zero if and only if the polynomials have a common root (possibly in a field extension), or, equivalently, a common factor (over their field of coefficients). In some older texts, the resultant is also called the eliminant.The resultant is widely used in number theory, either directly or through the discriminant, which is essentially the resultant of a polynomial and its derivative. The resultant of two polynomials with rational or polynomial coefficients may be computed efficiently on a computer. It is a basic tool of computer algebra, and is a built-in function of most computer algebra systems. It is used, among others, for cylindrical algebraic decomposition, integration of rational functions and drawing of curves defined by a bivariate polynomial equation. The resultant of n homogeneous polynomials in n variables (also called multivariate resultant, or Macaulay's resultant for distinguishing it from the usual resultant) is a generalization, introduced by Macaulay, of the usual resultant. It is, with Gröbner bases, one of the main tools of elimination theory.

ChatGPT

  1. resultant

    Resultant generally refers to the outcome or final effect produced by two or more different causes, factors, or forces. It is often used in scientific contexts to describe a single vector that is the combination or result of multiple different vectors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resultantadjective

    resulting or issuing from a combination; existing or following as a result or consequence

  2. Resultantnoun

    that which results

  3. Resultantnoun

    a reultant force or motion

  4. Resultantnoun

    an eliminant

  5. Etymology: [L. resultans, p. pr. : cf. F. rsultant.]

Wikidata

  1. Resultant

    In mathematics, the resultant of two polynomials is a polynomial expression of their coefficients, which is equal to zero if and only if the polynomials have a common root, or, equivalently, a common factor. In some older texts, the resultant is also called eliminant. The resultant is widely used in number theory, either directly or through the discriminant, which is essentially the resultant of a polynomial and its derivative. The resultant of two polynomials with rational or polynomial coefficients may be computed efficiently on a computer. It is a basic tool of computer algebra, and is a built-in function of most computer algebra systems. It is used, among others, for cylindrical algebraic decomposition, integration of rational functions and drawing of curves defined by a bivariate polynomial equation. The resultant of n homogeneous polynomials in n variables or multivariate resultant, sometimes called Macaulay's resultant, is a generalization of the usual resultant introduced by Macaulay. It is, with Gröbner bases, one of the main tools of effective elimination theory.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Resultant

    The line indicating the result of the application of two or more forces to a point. Its direction and length give the elements of direction and intensity. (See Forces, Resolution of Forces, Composition of Components.)

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resultant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resultant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of resultant in a Sentence

  1. Rio Tinto:

    In light of the significant deterioration in the macro-economic environment and the resultant market uncertainty, the board believes that it is no longer appropriate to maintain the progressive dividend policy.

  2. Sanjiv Shah:

    As we see higher oil output from (non-OPEC) Russia, Iraq and, most importantly, Saudi Arabia, we are likely to see a continued pressure from the resultant low oil prices. This will affect U.S. shale producers as well and therefore an increase in new investment in the sector is unlikely. This will support prices in the medium term.

  3. Sanjiv Shah:

    As we see higher oil output from (non-OPEC) Russia, Iraq and, most importantly, Saudi Arabia, we are likely to see continued pressure from the resultant low oil prices. This will affect U.S. shale producers as well and therefore an increase in new investment in the sector is unlikely. This will support prices in the medium term.

  4. Duncan Tan:

    Global investors are likely cautious around upcoming Fed taper and the prospects of weaker Asian currencies. Current wave of virus resurgences across Asia and the resultant downside risks to regional growth are also weighing on investor sentiments.

  5. Cornelius Katona:

    Consideration also needs to be given to the challenges that asylum seekers face during what is often a prolonged and distressing process, these factors may include institutional detention, inability to work (and resultant deskilling and loss of self esteem), destitution and difficulty in accessing health and social care.

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