Noun(1) matter that remains after something has been removed(2) something left after other parts have been taken away
(1) By her will the deceased left you the residue of her estate.(2) This residue remains there for a few days unless special efforts have been made to wash it off.(3) the residue of the estate was divided equally among the cousins(4) The main source of bacterial growth in whirlpool tubs is the residue which accumulates in the piping.(5) The cause was found to be the high amount of pesticide residue on vegetables.(6) Straw also requires far fewer chemicals and less energy to produce paper pulp, due to the low amount of lignin in its residue .(7) It's true that incineration reduces the volume of waste, but the residue is highly toxic.(8) the fine residue left after the sorting of tea(9) One assumes it was intended to fall into the residue of the Estate, but this is simply another drafting problem with these two clauses in the Will.(10) The steam separators improved the residue problem with the endoscopes and also decreased the amount of residue on all instruments.(11) During drought years, the amount of residue is even less, which exposes the soil to greater evaporation and erosion.(12) The disclaimed property goes back into the residue of the estate, and is disposed of under the terms of the will.(13) Thus, there was an intestacy with respect to the residue of the Estate.(14) Even when canned vegetables are rinsed small amounts of the residue remain.(15) Abrasive selection is dependent upon the amount of residue or burrs to be removed.(16) They save a tremendous amount of work; farmers can sow into the plant residue rather than tilling the soil.
1. remainder ::
2. remaining part ::
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5. surplus ::
6. extra ::
7. excess ::
10. residuum ::
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