1 of, relating to, or designating a residue or remainder; remaining; left over
2 (of deposits, soils, etc.) formed by the weathering of pre-existing rocks and the removal of disintegrated material
3 of or relating to the payment of residuals
4 something left over as a residue; remainder
a the difference between the mean of a set of observations and one particular observation
b the difference between the numerical value of one particular observation and the theoretical result
6 often pl payment made to an actor, actress, musician, etc., for subsequent use of film in which the person appears
residual current device
n a circuit-breaking device installed in electrical equipment to protect the operator from electrocution, (Abbrev.)
n the unemployment that remains in periods of full employment, as a result of those mentally, physically, or emotionally unfit to work
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