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Meaning of RESIDUUM

Pronunciation:  ri'zijooum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"
 

RESIDUUM is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: remainder, residual, residue, rest
 
 See Also: component, component part, leftover, part, portion, remnant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*sid"u*um\ (-?m), n. [L. See {Residue}.]
That which is left after any process of separation or
purification; that which remains after certain specified
deductions are made; residue.

      ``I think so,'' is the whole residuum . . . after
      evaporating the prodigious pretensions of the zealot
      demagogue.                               --L. Taylor.

 

 

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