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re·sid·u·al

(rē-zid'yū-ăl),
Relating to or of the nature of a residue.

residual

[rizij′o̅o̅·əl]
Etymology: L, residuum, remainder
1 adj, pertaining to the part of something that remains after an activity that removes the bulk of the substance.
2 n, (in psychology), an aftereffect of an experience that influences latent behavior.

re·sid·u·al

(rē-zid'yū-ăl)
Relating to or of the nature of a residue.

residual

remaining

re·sid·u·al

(rē-zid'yū-ăl)
Relating to or of the nature of a residue.

residual,

adj pertaining to the portion of something that remains after an activity that removes the bulk of the substance; usually refers to the amount of air remaining in the lungs at the end of a maximum expiration.

residual

remaining or left behind.

residual body
an amorphous body formed by the separation of the original tail of the spermatid during its metamorphosis to spermatozoon.
residual spray
insecticide spray for surfaces. Has a residual effect either because of the ingredient or the vehicle. Aimed at killing the larvae that are still to hatch.
residual urine
urine remaining in the bladder after voiding; seen with bladder outlet obstruction and disorders affecting nerves controlling bladder function.
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This is a function of the fact that the London was, as Karen Fang has observed, "a periodical steeped in the contemporary culture of post-Napoleonic [imperial] expansion," (16) expansion for which laissez-faire ideology had been essential and with which it remained residually associated, even though by this time the state had begun a process of establishing its own authority over the British imperial project.
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A solution tree is constructed from an extension tree with the property that for every leaf the coordinate group of the generalized equation associated to it is a fully residually G partially commutative group.
Box 1 explains how MFP growth is computed residually by subtracting the effect of capital accumulation from labour productivity growth.
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But for Smith's recent outing--his first at Luhring Augustine--he mostly jettisoned the autograph (hooked Js still surface residually here and there, but gone were canvases crammed full of letters).
Despite the accelerating death of natural species and the documented disappearance of Indigenous peoples like the Beothuk of Newfoundland or other groups found "surplus" to dominant needs and aspirations, such horrific ruptures are at least residually incomplete, bearing traces of the continuities that preceded and will in some measure outlive and absorb them.
One can see here his mediation between what he accepts as the residually valid element in the Marxist critique of social life and the profundity of the Christian vision of the limits of human, temporal existence.
However, consumption has been residually weak as we can see from the figure, but this was more significant in the years when growth slowed than it has been in 2004 and 2005 when the dynamic residual has been less negative.
Post-colonial critique considers texts and voices whose residually medieval, unmodern way of thinking and being mark them as alien to the metropolitan center" (12), whereas early modernists, complicit with acts of cultural erasure, imagine themselves inhabiting a "brave new world" in which there is "no past and future; just the present-world of the suddenly and silently modernized text" (11).
Once we have solved for u(t), we can find the path for v(t) residually from v(t) = [theta]u(t).
Hammond recognizes some potentiality for holiness in man's residually reasonable nature; he desires to use instructed reason to reform the crooked and refractory will.