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 Meanings and Examples of RESIDUAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  remaining as a residue; surplus
Classic Sentence:
1  Edward was not entirely without hopes of some favourable change in his mother towards him; and on THAT he rested for the residue of their income.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 49
2  When she took the paste out to bake it, she left smears of dough sticking to the sides of the measure, put the measure on the shelf behind the stove, and let this residue ferment.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
Example Sentence:
1  Please tell us the residual quantity as soon as you finish this noon.
2  Obama also announced that he will decide soon on possible troop levels for a post-2014 residual force to be left in Afghanistan to keep training local security forces and conduct counterterrorism missions.
3  The presence of plastic residue is nothing more than an indication of possible doping.