residual

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Etymology[edit]

Recorded since 1570. From residue, itself from Old French residu (Modern résidu), from Latin residuum ‎(a remainder), the neuter inflection of residuus ‎(remaining, left over), perfect participle of resideō ‎(I remain behind) (from re- ‎(back, again) + sedeō ‎(I sit, I reside).

Adjective[edit]

residual ‎(not comparable)

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

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Noun[edit]

residual ‎(plural residuals)

  1. A remainder left over at the end of some process.
  2. (in the plural) Payments made to performers, writers and directors when a recorded broadcast is repeated.
  3. (statistics) the difference between the observed value and the estimated value of the quantity of interest

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Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

residual m, f (plural residuais)

  1. residual

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

residual m, f ‎(plural residuales)

  1. residual