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Definition 1: something left after other parts have been taken away - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where residue or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was no remainder
  • he threw away the rest
  • he took what he wanted and I got the balance

Synonyms for residue in the sense of this definition

(residue is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of residue ) a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

Definition 2: matter that remains after something has been removed - [noun denoting substance]

(residue is a kind of ...) that which has mass and occupies space

"physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"

(... is a kind of residue ) the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered

(... is a kind of residue ) the residue that remains when something is burned

(... is a kind of residue ) the solid matter remaining after oil has been pressed from cottonseeds

(... is a kind of residue ) the residue of partially burnt tobacco left caked in the bowl of a pipe after smoking

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