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Definition of Residual

Residual

  1. Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken.
  2. The difference of the results obtained by observation, and by computation from a formula.
  3. The difference between the mean of several observations and any one of them.

Residual Quotations

In the past, there was active discrimination against women in science. That has now gone, and although there are residual effects, these are not enough to account for the small numbers of women, particularly in mathematics and physics.
Stephen Hawking

One irreducible residual of 38 years in the business is the number of lasting, loving friendships I have made.
Carroll O'Connor

My theory is that Kurt had a lot of residual pain from his childhood. And when you pile that on top of his experience in World War II - he was in Dresden when it was bombed and saw a city annihilated. When you combine those two things, my impression of Kurt Vonnegut at 84 was that he was a very pained and haunted man.
Charles J. Shields

Often you hear stories about never working with children. I disagree because children still have that residual magical thinking. They haven't had their imagination knocked out of them by turning into adults and life experiences.
Nicolas Cage

I was able to do Classics, the U.S. national championships and the Pan American Games and feel like I improved with each meet, but I was still struggling with a lot of residual pain from the two surgeries.
Shawn Johnson
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Residual Translations

residual in Spanish is residual, residuo
residual in Swedish is resterande
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