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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 out·come /ˈaʊtˌkʌm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Out·come n. That which comes out of, or follows from, something else; issue; result; consequence; upshot. “The logical outcome.”
    All true literature, all genuine poetry, is the direct outcome, the condensed essence, of actual life and thought.   --J. C. Shairp.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: something that results; "he listened for the results on the
           radio" [syn: result, resultant, final result, termination]
      2: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous
         phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod
         was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences
         for business"; "he acted very wise after the event" [syn:
         consequence, effect, result, event, issue, upshot]