Result

Re*sult"

(?), n. 1. A flying back; resilience. [Obs.]
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Sound is produced between the string and the air by the return or the result of the string.
Bacon.
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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.
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If our proposals once again were heard,
We should compel them to a quick result.
Milton.
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3. The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree.
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Then of their session ended they bid cry
With trumpet's regal sound the great result.
Milton.
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Syn. -- Effect; consequence; conclusion; inference; issue; event. See Effect.
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