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

 re·sult /rɪˈzʌlt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·sult n.
 1. A flying back; resilience. [Obs.]
    Sound is produced between the string and the air by the return or the result of the string.   --Bacon.
 2. That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect; as, the result of a course of action; the result of a mathematical operation.
 If our proposals once again were heard,
 We should compel them to a quick result.   --Milton.
 3. The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree.
 Then of their session ended they bid cry
 With trumpet's regal sound the great result.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Effect; consequence; conclusion; inference; issue; event. See Effect.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·sult v. i. [imp. & p. p. Resulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Resulting.]
 1. To leap back; to rebound. [Obs.]
    The huge round stone, resulting with a bound.   --Pope.
 2. To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; -- followed by in; as, this measure will result in good or in evil.
 3. To proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought, or endeavor.
    Pleasure and peace do naturally result from a holy and good life.   --Tillotson.
 Resulting trust Law, a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party granting an estate. The phrase is also applied to a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party who advances the purchase money of an estate, etc. --Bouvier.
 Resulting use Law, a use which, being limited by the deed, expires or can not vest, and thence returns to him who raised it. --Bouvier.
 Syn: -- To proceed; spring; rise; arise; ensue; terminate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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, outcome, event,
            issue, upshot]
      2: a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve
         the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful
         solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he
         computed the result to four decimal places" [syn: solution,
          answer, resolution, solvent]
      3: something that results; "he listened for the results on the
         radio" [syn: resultant, final result, outcome, termination]
      4: the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists
         only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the
         clause [syn: resultant role]
      v 1: issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end;
           "result in tragedy" [syn: ensue]
      2: result in; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her
         blood left a stain on the napkin" [syn: leave, lead]