Residue



noun
1.
something that remains after a part is removed, disposed of, or used; remainder; rest; remnant.
2.
Chemistry.

residuum (def 2).
an atom or group of atoms considered as a group or part of a molecule.
that part remaining as a solid on a filter paper after a liquid passes through in the filtration procedure.

3.
Law. the part of a testator’s estate that remains after the payment of all debts, charges, special devises, and bequests.
4.
Mathematics.

the coefficient of the term with exponent −1 in a Laurent series of a function of a complex variable.
a number related to a given number by a congruence.

noun
1.
matter remaining after something has been removed
2.
(law) what is left of an estate after the discharge of debts and distribution of specific gifts

residue res·i·due (rěz’ĭ-dōō’, -dyōō’)
n.
The remainder of something after removal of parts or a part.

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