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1. (of a river) flowing in the direction of the original slope of the land or dip of the strata
2. Logic the resultant clause in a conditional sentence
3. affirming the consequent Logic the fallacy of inferring the antecedent of a conditional sentence, given the truth of the conditional and its consequent, as if John is six feet tall, he's more than five feet: he's more than five feet so he's six feet
4. an obsolete term for denominator
Of, pertaining to, or characterizing movements of the earth resulting from the external transfer of material in the process of gradation.
The second term or denominator of a ratio.
The second of the two statements in an implication.