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
Origin: [See Residue.]
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.
The numerical value of residual in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of residual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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