adjective

- that results; following as a result or consequence.
- resulting from the combination of two or more agents: a resultant force.

noun

- Mathematics, Physics. vector sum.
- Mathematics. 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.
- something that results.

adjective

- that results; resulting

noun

- maths physics a single vector that is the vector sum of two or more other vectors

early 15c., from French résultant and directly from Medieval Latin resultantem (nominative resultans), present participle of resultare (see result (v.)).

1630s, from resultant (adj.) and from Medieval Latin resultantem (nominative resultans), present participle of resultare (see result (v.)).

- A single vector that is the equivalent of a set of vectors.