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Definitions for residual
rɪˈzɪdʒ u əlresid·u·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. residual(adj)

    (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"

  3. residual, residuary(adj)

    relating to or indicating a remainder

    "residual quantity"

Wiktionary

  1. residual(Noun)

    A remainder left over at the end of some process.

    Etymology: 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').

  2. residual(Noun)

    Payments made to performers, writers and directors when a recorded broadcast is repeated.

    Etymology: 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').

  3. residual(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: 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').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Residual(adj)

    pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken

    Etymology: [See Residue.]

  2. Residual(noun)

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

    Etymology: [See Residue.]

  3. Residual(noun)

    the difference between the mean of several observations and any one of them

    Etymology: [See Residue.]

Freebase

  1. Residual

    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of residual in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of residual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of residual in a Sentence

  1. Weiwen Ng:

    The change of board does not detract from broader global investigations into the finances of 1MDB which is still a residual overhang notwithstanding 1MDB’s improved balance sheets after the sale of its energy assets.

  2. William Schaffner:

    Older people may have been infected with cousins of H1N1 years ago, and that gives them residual protection.

  3. Rachel Botkin:

    This kind of repeated exposure is a good way to deal with residual fear and hesitation, understand that this has been a time of psychological trauma for many people, and it's impacted the way we behave.

  4. Omar Fall:

    We’re also looking at them to reduce the scope of their European retail operations, preferably to zero, and to trim back the residual German retail operations.

  5. Kenneth McKenzie:

    There's still a residual element of the Syrian program that's out there, i'm not going to say that they're going to be unable to continue to conduct a chemical attack in the future. I suspect, however, they'll think long and hard about it.

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