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 for resultant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Resultant \Re*sult"ant\, a. [L. resultans, p. pr. : cf. F.
     r['e]sultant.]
     Resulting or issuing from a combination; existing or
     following as a result or consequence.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Resultant \Re*sult"ant\, n.
     That which results. Specifically:
     (a) (Mech.) A reultant force or motion.
     (b) (Math.) An eliminant.
         [1913 Webster]
  
               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.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eliminant \E*lim"i*nant\, n. (Math.)
     The result of eliminating n variables between n homogeneous
     equations of any degree; -- called also resultant.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  resultant
      adj 1: 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"
             [syn: attendant, consequent, accompanying,
             concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant,
             sequent]
      n 1: the final point in a process [syn: resultant, end
           point]
      2: something that results; "he listened for the results on the
         radio" [syn: result, resultant, final result,
         outcome, termination]
      3: a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors [syn:
         vector sum, resultant]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  61 Moby Thesaurus words for "resultant":
     accidental, accompanying, ado, afloat, afoot, by-product,
     circumstantial, consequence, consequent, consequential, corollary,
     current, derivation, derivational, derivative, development,
     distillate, doing, effect, ensuing, event, eventuality,
     eventuating, eventuation, final, following, fruit, going on,
     happening, harvest, in hand, in the wind, incidental, issue,
     legacy, logical outcome, occasional, occurring, offshoot,
     offspring, on, on foot, ongoing, outcome, outgrowth, passing,
     precipitate, prevailing, prevalent, product, result, resulting,
     sequacious, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, sequential,
     taking place, under way, upshot
  
  

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