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English noun: residue

1. residue (substance) matter that remains after something has been removed

Broader (hypernym)matter

Narrower (hyponym)ash, cotton cake, cottonseed cake, crackling, dottle, greaves

2. residue something left after other parts have been taken away

SamplesThere was no remainder.
He threw away the rest.
He took what he wanted and I got the balance.

Synonymsbalance, remainder, residual, residuum, rest

Broader (hypernym)component, component part, constituent, part, portion

Narrower (hyponym)leftover, remnant

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