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residual Idioms & Phrases


Residual air

  • (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most violent expiratory effort. It amounts to from 75 to 100 cubic inches. Cf. Supplemental air, under Supplemental.
Webster 1913

residual clay

  • noun the soil that is remaining after the soluble elements have been dissolved
    residual clay.
WordNet

Residual error

  • . (Mensuration) See Error, 6 (b).
Webster 1913

Residual figure

  • (Geom.), the figure which remains after a less figure has been taken from a greater one.
Webster 1913

Residual magnetism

  • (Physics), remanent magnetism. See under Remanent.
Webster 1913

residual oil

  • noun oil products that remain after petroleum has been distilled
    resid.
WordNet

Residual product

  • a by product, as cotton waste from a cotton mill, coke and coal tar from gas works, etc.
Webster 1913

Residual quantity

  • (Alg.), a binomial quantity the two parts of which are connected by the negative sign, as a-b.
Webster 1913

Residual root

  • (Alg.), the root of a residual quantity, as &root;(a-b).
Webster 1913

residual soil

  • noun the soil that is remaining after the soluble elements have been dissolved
    residual clay.
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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