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rɪˈzɪdʒ u əlresid·u·al

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  1. residualadjective


  2. residualadjective

    Of, relating to, or remaining as a residue; left over.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, restnoun

    something left after other parts have been taken away

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

    remainder, relief, counterbalance, end, quietus, difference, relaxation, symmetry, equaliser, ease, balance, proportion, residuum, rest, repose, equalizer, counterweight, rest period, eternal sleep, residue, sleep, counterpoise, equilibrium, remnant, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, oddment, balance wheel, proportionality, eternal rest, respite

  2. residualadjective

    (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"

    residue, remainder, rest, residuum, balance

  3. residual, residuaryadjective

    relating to or indicating a remainder

    "residual quantity"


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  1. residualadjective


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  1. Mike Verden:

    This is absolutely tangible proof of fallout from defunding Cleveland Police, defunding Cleveland Police has these types of residual effects – you have a decrease in staffing. So, the less police you have, the less coverage you have. And the less coverage you have, the more crime you have. While some carjacking incidents result in vehicles being sold on the black market to be stripped down for their parts, there's been more of an increase in the Midwest of those vehicles taken in carjacking being then used to commit other crimes, such as smash-and-grab robberies, Verden said. He said other crimes, like home burglaries, are down because more people are home during the pandemic.

  2. Ryan Sweet:

    I would not lose sleep over first-quarter GDP, there is the residual seasonality issue, overall the economy is doing very well and will continue to do well this year and into 2019.

  3. Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester:

    At this point, the FOMC doesn't anticipate selling the agency mortgage-backed securities on its balance sheet as part of the normalization process, although it might engage in limited sales in the longer run to reduce or eliminate residual holdings.

  4. Mickey Karram:

    In my 15 patients, 13 were basically cured and felt that all of their symptoms had resolved. Two of the patients had a few residual symptoms, but had significant improvement.

  5. The Symbiosis Center Skovbjerg:

    Its core was only to take what was a leftover residual from one industry and use it in a different production process. Here, we're using waste water as a growth medium to produce a value-added product.

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