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Another word for residue

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Noun
  1. What remains after a part has been used or subtracted

      1. The condition of being settled or resolved:
      2. The repose of death:
      3. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
      1. A trace; last remaining indication of what has been
      2. A small remaining part, quantity, or number of persons or things
      3. A piece of fabric remaining after the rest has been used or sold.
      1. All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
      2. Writings left unpublished by an author at the time of death
      3. A corpse; specif., the parts or fragments of a dead body remaining after decomposition
      1. What is left when a part is taken away; the rest
      2. (Mathematics) The number left over when one integer is divided by another:
      3. A book that remains with a publisher after sales have fallen off, usually sold at a reduced price.
      1. Food remaining from a previous meal.
      2. Something left behind; an excess or remainder.
      3. Food left over from one meal and, often, eaten at a later meal
      1. A worthless surfeit of material, as leftovers from a meal or scrap lumber.
      2. Things left over; leftovers, remnants, refuse, etc.
      3. Scraps or remains; residue:
      1. A state of equilibrium or equipoise; equality in amount, weight, value, or importance, as between two things or the parts of a thing
      2. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      3. The power or means to decide:
    See also:

    leftover

Another word for residue

Noun
      1. Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid
      2. Material that settles to the bottom of a liquid; lees.
      3. Solid fragments of inorganic or organic material that come from the weathering of rock and are carried and deposited by wind, water, or ice.
      1. (--- Geology) A concentration of mineral matter or sediment in a layer, vein, or pocket:
      2. (--- Geol., Mining) Sand, clay, mineral masses, etc. deposited by the action of wind, water, volcanic eruption, or ice
      3. The condition of being deposited:
      1. Refuse or worthless matter.
      2. (Slang) One, such as a person or an element of society, that is regarded as despicable or worthless.
      3. A filmy or frothy layer of matter that forms on the surface of a liquid or body of water or on a hard surface.
      1. The fine black particles, chiefly composed of carbon, produced by incomplete combustion of coal, oil, wood, or other fuels.
      1. (Chiefly Brit., Slang) A worthless, contemptible person
      2. The vitreous mass left as a residue by the smelting of metallic ore.
      3. The fused refuse or dross separated from a metal in the process of smelting
      1. Material with similar physical characteristics, whatever its origins or transport.
      2. A sedimentary material consisting of very fine particles intermediate in size between sand and clay.
      3. Sediment suspended in stagnant water or carried by moving water, that often accumulates on the bottom of rivers, bays, etc., esp. such sediment with particles smaller than sand and larger than clay
      1. The waste matter carried off by sewers or drains
      2. A suspension of water and solid waste, transported by sewers to be disposed of or processed.
      3. Liquid and solid waste carried off in sewers or drains.
      1. (Biology) The fragmented remains of dead or damaged cells or tissue.
      2. (Geology) An accumulation of relatively large rock fragments:
      3. Rough, broken bits and pieces of stone, wood, glass, etc., as after destruction; rubble
      1. (collectively) The sediment settled at the bottom of a liquid; the lees in a container of unfiltered wine.
      2. A small amount remaining; residue
      3. The particles of solid matter that settle at the bottom in a liquid; lees
      1. Plural form of shaving; those particles or pieces left after or created by shaving.
      1. Dregs; scum.
      2. Dirt, refuse, or remains removed by or as if by scouring
      3. Plural form of scouring
      1. Plural form of scrap, left over pieces.
      1. Scraps or remains; residue:
      2. A worthless and incidental residuum, as scraps from a meal or shavings or sawdust from wood.
      3. A worthless surfeit of material, as leftovers from a meal or scrap lumber.
      1. What is left when a part is taken away; the rest
      2. (Mathematics) The number left over after a simple subtraction
      3. A copy or number of copies of a book still held by a publisher when the sale has fallen off, usually disposed of at a greatly reduced price
      1. Something remaining after removal of a part; a residue.
      2. (Fuzzy logic) A binary function from [0,1] × [0,1] to [0,1] which is defined in terms of the t-norm as follows: , where denotes the t-norm function and denotes the supremum.
      3. (Chemistry) The solid material remaining after the liquid in which it was dissolved has been evaporated; a residue.
      1. A payment made to a performer, writer, or director for each repeat showing of a recorded television show or commercial.
      2. The quantity left over at the end of a process; a remainder.
      3. The fee paid to a performer for each rerun of filmed or taped material, as on television