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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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