What does leftover mean?

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ˈlɛftˌoʊ vərleft·over

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leftover, remnantadjective

    a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

  2. leftover, left over(p), left(p), odd, remaining, unexpendedadjective

    not used up

    "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"

GCIDE

  1. leftovernoun

    An unused part or portion; -- used especially of food remaining uneaten from a previous meal; as, to have leftovers for dinner.

Wiktionary

  1. leftovernoun

    Something left behind; an excess or remainder.

  2. leftoveradjective

    Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.

    Do you want some of the leftover supplies from the event?

  3. leftoveradjective

    Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.

    I have some leftover spaghetti in the fridge, so I don't plan to cook tonight.

  4. Etymology: From left + over

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leftover in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leftover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of leftover in a Sentence

  1. Kerrie Dallman:

    School districts and public school supporters end up begging for the leftover money at the end of every legislative session.

  2. The Symbiosis Center Skovbjerg:

    Its core was only to take what was a leftover residual from one industry and use it in a different production process. Here, we're using waste water as a growth medium to produce a value-added product.

  3. Jeffrey Lewis:

    The key piece of evidence is that the facility is operating a' burn pit' to dispose of solid-propellant leftover from the production of ballistic missiles, casting rocket motors results in leftover propellant, which is an explosive hazard. Solid-propellant missile production facilities often have burn pits where leftover propellant can be disposed of by burning. Burn operations are, therefore, a strong signature that the facility is actively casting solid rocket motors.

  4. Brad Smith:

    You might want to think twice about waiting until the morning to do the dishes, insect pests such as flies, ants, and cockroaches are highly attracted to leftover food on dishes.

  5. Kelly Miller:

    Comets and primitive bodies in the outer solar system are really interesting because theyre thought to be leftover building blocks of the solar system, those small bodies could be incorporated into larger bodies, like Titan, and the dense, organic-rich rocky material could be found in its core.

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