Definitions for residualrɪˈzɪdʒ u əl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•sid•u•alrɪˈzɪdʒ u əl(adj.)
pertaining to or constituting a remainder; remaining; leftover.
of or pertaining to the payment of residuals.
Geol. remaining after the soluble elements have been dissolved:
(n.)a residual quantity; remainder.
Often, residuals. something that remains to discomfort or disable a person following an illness, injury, operation, or the like; disability.
Usu., residuals. a fee paid, as to an actor or composer, for repeated broadcasts of a film, program, commercial, etc., after its original presentation or period of use.
Origin of residual:
1550–60; < L residu(um) what is left over +-uus deverbal adj. suffix) + -al1
remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest(noun)
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"
(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"
relating to or indicating a remainder
A remainder left over at the end of some process.
Payments made to performers, writers and directors when a recorded broadcast is repeated.
Of, relating to, or remaining as a residue; left over.
Origin: Recorded since 1570. From residue, itself from residu (=modern), from residuum "a remainder", the neutral inflection of residuus "remaining, left over", the past participle of residere "remain behind" (from re- 'back, again' + sedere to sit, reside').
pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken
the difference of the results obtained by observation, and by computation from a formula
the difference between the mean of several observations and any one of them
A residual is a payment made to the creator of performance art for subsequent showings or screenings of the work. A typical use is in the payment of residuals for television reruns. The word is often used in the plural form.
Translations for residual
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- residualPortuguese (BR)
- باقی مانده؛ تفاله ایFarsi
- बचा हुआ, शेषHindi
- preostao, preostatakCroatian
- megmaradó, maradékHungarian
- mengenai sisaIndonesian
- pārpalikušais; atlikušaisLatvian
- rest-, gjenværendeNorwegian
- pozostały, szczątkowyPolish
- باقی مانده؛ تفاله ایPersian
- پاتى شونى، باقى، پريښونى، پانىPashto
- zvyšný, zostávajúciSlovak
- överbliven, resterandeSwedish
- 殘留的Chinese (Trad.)
- такий, що залишився після відніманняUkrainian
- باقی ماندہUrdu
- thuộc phần còn lạiVietnamese
- 残留的Chinese (Simp.)
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