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


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

      adj : following as an effect or result; "the period of tension and
            consequent need for military preparedness"; "the
            ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings
            were considerable"; "the health of the plants and the
            resulting flowers" [syn: consequent, ensuant, resultant,
             resulting(a), sequent]