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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that remains behind (as after charges are met or a process completed). (plural)

Usage examples (20)
  • But “convulsive” epileptic events are not over in “a few seconds” without any residua.
  • The residua of distillation remain almost entirely in the reservoir, O, from whence they are easily removed.
  • The following table presents three most important continuous t-norms, their residua and the corresponding negation:
  • Again he says, "The more things we try to explain, the better we realize that we live in a world of unexplained residua." for more
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