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res·i·due

 (rĕz′ĭ-do͞o′, -dyo͞o′)
n.
1. The remainder of something after removal of parts or a part.
2.
a. Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
b. The part of a monomer or other chemical unit that has been incorporated into a polymer or large molecule.
3. Law The remainder of a testator's estate after all specific bequests and applicable debts and expenses have been disposed of. Also called residuum.

[Middle English, from Old French residu, from Latin residuum, neuter of residuus, remaining, from residēre, to remain behind; see reside.]

re·sid′u·ar·y (rĭ-zĭj′o͞o-ĕr′ē) adj.

residue

(ˈrɛzɪˌdjuː)
n
1. matter remaining after something has been removed
2. (Law) law what is left of an estate after the discharge of debts and distribution of specific gifts
[C14: from Old French residu, from Latin residuus remaining over, from residēre to stay behind, reside]

res•i•due

(ˈrɛz ɪˌdu, -ˌdyu)

n.
1. something that remains after a part is removed, disposed of, or used; remainder; rest; remnant.
2.
b. an atom or group of atoms considered as a group or part of a molecule.
3. the part of a testator's estate that remains after the payment of all debts, bequests, etc.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French residu < Latin residuum what is left over; see residual]

residue

The solid remaining after the completion of a chemical process.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.residue - matter that remains after something has been removedresidue - matter that remains after something has been removed
matter - that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
crackling, greaves - the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered
ash - the residue that remains when something is burned
cotton cake, cottonseed cake - the solid matter remaining after oil has been pressed from cottonseeds
dottle - the residue of partially burnt tobacco left caked in the bowl of a pipe after smoking
2.residue - 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"
component part, part, portion, component, constituent - something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"
leftover, remnant - a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

residue

noun remainder, remains, remnant, leftovers, rest, extra, balance, excess, surplus, dregs, residuum She loaded the residue of lunch onto a tray.

residue

noun
What remains after a part has been used or subtracted:
Translations
بَقِيَّه، فَضْلَه
usazeninazbytek
rest
jäännösjätetähdeylijäämä
afgangur, leifar
liekanoslikęsužsilikęs
atlikumspārpalikums

residue

[ˈrezɪdjuː] N
1. (= remainder) → resto m, residuo m
a residue of bad feelingun residuo de rencor, un rencor que queda
2. (Jur) → bienes mpl residuales
3. (Chem) → residuo m

residue

[ˈrɛzɪdjuː] n
[money, time, feeling] → reste m
(CHEMISTRY)résidu m

residue

n
Rest m; (Chem) → Rückstand m
(Jur) → Nachlass m (nach Abzug sämtlicher Verbindlichkeiten)

residue

[ˈrɛzɪdjuː] n (frm) → residuo, residui mpl

residue

(ˈrezidjuː) noun
what remains or is left over.
residual (rəˈzidjuəl) , ((American) -dʒu-) adjective

res·i·due

n. residuo;
___ diet, highdieta de ___ alto;
___ diet, lowdieta de ___ bajo.

residue

n residuo
References in classic literature ?
When she took the paste out to bake it, she left smears of dough sticking to the sides of the measure, put the measure on the shelf behind the stove, and let this residue ferment.
As for the residue of the Pequod's company, be it said, that at the present day not one in two of the many thousand men before the mast employed in the American whale fishery, are Americans born, though pretty nearly all the officers are.
Edward was not entirely without hopes of some favourable change in his mother towards him; and on THAT he rested for the residue of their income.
The whole residue of my estate, after payment of my burial expenses and my lawful debts, I give and bequeath to Rear-Admiral Arthur Everard Bartram, my Executor aforesaid; to be by him applied to such uses as he may think fit.
Or they may be compared to the commanders of armies, whose forces usually increase in proportion to their victories, and who need greater prudence to keep together the residue of their troops after a defeat than after a victory to take towns and provinces.
If it should be a slight commotion in a small part of a State, the militia of the residue would be adequate to its suppression; and the national presumption is that they would be ready to do their duty.
If, to avoid this consequence, they had attempted a partial enumeration of the exceptions, and described the residue by the general terms, NOT NECESSARY OR PROPER, it must have happened that the enumeration would comprehend a few of the excepted powers only; that these would be such as would be least likely to be assumed or tolerated, because the enumeration would of course select such as would be least necessary or proper; and that the unnecessary and improper powers included in the residuum, would be less forcibly excepted, than if no partial enumeration had been made.
His tender and social nature had already overflowed in attachments to everything about him, and still there was a residue of unappropriated love, which he yearned to bestow upon the little ones who were taught to hate him.
At the request of the Crow chieftain the two parties encamped together, and passed the residue of the day in company.
On examining now, after many years, the residue of the feeling which was the outcome of the contact of our personalities, I discover, without much surprise, a certain flavour of dislike.
The residue of my downward progress was comparatively easy; the roots were in greater abundance, and in one or two places jutting out points of rock assisted me greatly.
Nothing occurred, however, materially to disturb the residue of the voyage excepting a violent storm; and on the twenty-second of March, the Tonquin arrived at the mouth of the Oregon, or Columbia River.