1. Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
The right was consequent to, and built on, an act perfectly personal. --Locke.
2. Logic Following by necessary inference or rational deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other propositions.
Consequent points, Consequent poles Magnetism, a number of poles distributed under certain conditions, along the axis of a magnetized steel bar, which regularly has but the two poles at the extremities.