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result

1. a number, quantity, or value obtained by solving a mathematical problem
2. US a decision of a legislative body
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When the common soldiers are too strong and their officers too weak, the result is insubordination.
Is there not also a second class of goods, such as knowledge, sight, health, which are desirable not only in themselves, but also for their results?
"Now this was a case in which you were given the result and had to find everything else for yourself.
Just as in the mechanism of a clock, so in the mechanism of the military machine, an impulse once given leads to the final result; and just as indifferently quiescent till the moment when motion is transmitted to them are the parts of the mechanism which the impulse has not yet reached.
Even the first part of this work expanded itself into a volume, published in 1843, when Ruskin was only twenty-four; and at intervals during the next seventeen years he issued four additional volumes, the result of prolonged study both of Nature and of almost all the great paintings in Europe.
The result of these various considerations is that the differences between animals and dead matter, when we confine ourselves to external unscientific observation of integral behaviour, are a matter of degree and not very precise.
Michelson--a result which was easily achieved by sending this amiable lady to find lodgings for her mistress at the sea-side.
He was conscious of being still asleep, and of acting rather in obedience to some unseen and unknown command than in accordance with any reasonable plan, to be followed by results which he understood.
The first result gained by examination was remarkable enough to reward them for all their exertions.
They are the essential ingredients, not the occasional results, of the system.
No results; nothing but a renewal of civility, and a sudden shifting to the subject of the Entertainment.
Never was there a creative fever such as mine from which the patient escaped fatal results. The way I worked was enough to soften my brain and send me to a mad-house.