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Residual vs. Residue

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Residualadjective

Of, relating to, or remaining as a residue; left over.

Residuenoun

Whatever remains after something else has been removed.

Residualnoun

A remainder left over at the end of some process.

Residuenoun

(chemistry) The substance that remains after evaporation, distillation, filtration or any similar process.

Residualnoun

(in the plural) Payments made to performers, writers and directors when a recorded broadcast is repeated.

Residuenoun

(biochemistry) A molecule that is released from a polymer after bonds between neighbouring monomers are broken, such as an amino acid in a polypeptide chain.

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Residualnoun

(statistics) the difference between the observed value and the estimated value of the quantity of interest

Residuenoun

(legal) Whatever property or effects are left in an estate after payment of all debts, other charges and deduction of what is specifically bequeathed by the testator.

Residualnoun

(paranormal) A spiritual presence left behind in a place as a result of a person's death or some other significant event.

Residuenoun

(mathematics) A form of complex number, proportional to the contour integral of a meromorphic function along a path enclosing one of its singularities.

Residualadjective

Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken.

Residuenoun

That which remains after a part is taken, separated, removed, or designated; remnant; remainder.

‘The residue of them will I deliver to the sword.’; ‘If church power had then prevailed over its victims, not a residue of English liberty would have been saved.’;

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Residualnoun

The difference of the results obtained by observation, and by computation from a formula.

Residuenoun

That part of a testeator's estate wwhich is not disposed of in his will by particular and special legacies and devises, and which remains after payment of debts and legacies.

Residualnoun

something left after other parts have been taken away;

‘there was no remainder’; ‘he threw away the rest’; ‘he took what he wanted and I got the balance’;

Residuenoun

That which remains of a molecule after the removal of a portion of its constituents; hence, an atom or group regarded as a portion of a molecule; a moiety or group; - used as nearly equivalent to radical, but in a more general sense.

Residualnoun

(often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing;

‘he could retire on his residuals’;

Residuenoun

Any positive or negative number that differs from a given number by a multiple of a given modulus; thus, if 7 is the modulus, and 9 the given number, the numbers -5, 2, 16, 23, etc., are residues.

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Residualadjective

relating to or indicating a remainder;

‘residual quantity’;

Residuenoun

matter that remains after something has been removed

Residuenoun

something left after other parts have been taken away;

‘there was no remainder’; ‘he threw away the rest’; ‘he took what he wanted and I got the balance’;

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