noun, plural residua
[ri-zij-oo-uh] /rɪˈzɪdʒ u ə/ (Show IPA)
the residue, remainder, or rest of something.
Also, residue. Chemistry. a quantity or body of matter remaining after evaporation, combustion, distillation, etc.
any residual product.
Law. the residue of an estate.
noun (pl) -ua (-jʊə)
a more formal word for residue
residuum re·sid·u·um (rĭ-zĭj’ōō-əm)
n. pl. re·sid·u·a (-ōō-ə)
Something remaining after removal of a part; a residue.
adjective 1. pertaining to or constituting a residue or remainder; remaining; leftover. 2. Mathematics. formed by the subtraction of one quantity from another: a residual quantity. (of a set) having complement of first category. 3. of or relating to the payment of residuals. 4. Medicine/Medical. remaining in an organ or part following normal discharge or […]
- Residual abscess
residual abscess n. An abscess recurring at the site of a former abscess as a result of the persistence of microbes and pus.
- Residual air
residual air n. See residual volume.
- Residual capacity
residual capacity n. See residual volume.