a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
end, remainder, remnant, oddment(noun)
a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
The small portion remaining of a larger thing or group.
The remaining fabric at the end of the bolt.
Usually not enough to make an entire project by itself, remnants of several fabrics can be used to make quilts.
An unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc.
remaining; yet left
that which remains after a part is removed, destroyed, used up, performed, etc.; residue
a small portion; a slight trace; a fragment; a little bit; a scrap
an unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc
Origin: [OF. remanant, p. pr. of remanoir, remaindre. See Remanent, Remain.]
In Seventh-day Adventist theology, there will be an end time remnant of believers who are faithful to God. The remnant church is a visible, historical, organized body characterized by obedience to the commandments of God and the possession of a unique end-time gospel proclamation. Adventists have traditionally equated this "remnant church" with the Seventh-day Adventist denomination. A distinct but related concept is the eschatological remnant, which will be manifest shortly prior to the second coming of Jesus. The "remnant church" is understood to act as a catalyst for the formation of this group. The eschatological remnant will consist of some constituents of the present "remnant church", together with a cohort of believers from other churches. Only members of the eschatological remnant will be saved through the end-times. Traditionally, Adventists have also applied the symbol of "Laodicea" to themselves, a self-criticism as being "lukewarm" in the faith. The Adventist doctrine of the end-time remnant is based primarily upon Revelation 12:17, which states: An estimated 90% of Adventists believe "The Adventist Church has a special mission to proclaim God’s last message to the world", according to estimates of local church leaders in a 2002 worldwide survey.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rem′nant, n. that which remains behind after a part is removed, of a web of cloth, &c.: remainder: a fragment. [O. Fr. remenant, remainder.]
The numerical value of remnant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of remnant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.
I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas, i have come here to extend the hand of friendship to the Cuban people.
I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour of the field, where I may think the remnant of my thoughts in peace, and part of this body and my soul with contemplation and devout desires.
The bottle may be a remnant, but it is certainly still present in many households, it is incomprehensible that you cannot secure the domain for at least one or two years. A .com domain really does not cost the world.
If faith cannot be reconciled with rational thinking, it has to be eliminated as an anachronistic remnant of earlier stages of culture and replaced by science dealing with facts and theories which are intelligible and can be validated.
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- Rest, Überrest, Relikt, Überbleibsel, RestpostenGerman
- retazo, reliquia, resto, despojo, remesa restante, restante, residuo, partida restanteSpanish
- jäännös, jätepala, jäännöserä, ripe, jäämä, jäänneFinnish
- scampolo, resto, residuo, rimanenza, avanzo, ritaglioItalian
- toenga, whakamakereMāori
- overblijfsel, coupon, restant, restenDutch
- оста́ток, обре́зокRussian
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