Associations to the word «Residual»


RESIDUAL, adjective. Of, relating to, or remaining as a residue; left over.
RESIDUAL, noun. A remainder left over at the end of some process.
RESIDUAL, noun. (in the plural) Payments made to performers, writers and directors when a recorded broadcast is repeated.
RESIDUAL, noun. (statistics) the difference between the observed value and the estimated value of the quantity of interest
RESIDUAL POWER, noun. (legal) Power that is retained by the government after other powers were distributed to other authorities in the course of elections or by the process of delegation.
RESIDUAL RISK, noun. The risk left over after safeguards (mitigation strategies) have been implemented.
RESIDUAL STRESS, noun. (physics) A stress that remains in a solid material after the original cause of the stress has been removed.
RESIDUAL STRESSES, noun. Plural of residual stress
RESIDUAL VOLUME, noun. (biology) The volume of unexpended air that remains in the lungs following maximum expiration.

Dictionary definition

RESIDUAL, noun. 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".
RESIDUAL, noun. (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".
RESIDUAL, adjective. Relating to or indicating a remainder; "residual quantity".

Wise words

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