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consequent

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

consequent

[′kän·sə·kwənt]
(geology)
Of, pertaining to, or characterizing movements of the earth resulting from the external transfer of material in the process of gradation.
(mathematics)
The second term or denominator of a ratio.
The second of the two statements in an implication.
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[13] introduced the rock strength into the calculation of the critical buckling height (CBH) of the consequent slabbed rock slope.
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