noun something left after other parts have been taken away
residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
- there was no remainder
- he threw away the rest
- he took what he wanted and I got the balance
noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
- he could retire on his residuals
adjective relating to or indicating a remainder
- Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken.
- (Math.) (a) The difference of the results obtained by observation, and by computation from a formula. (b) The difference between the mean of several observations and any one of them.
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