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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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A coupled FE analysis of temperature and stresses was conducted to determine the temperature variations of the T-section 7050 aluminum alloy forging and residual stresses due to temperature changes using MSC.
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Further, this technology can be used for the automated collection of residual stress maps on areas of a component.
The revised Regulation Y (12 CFR 225, appendix D) that was approved by the Board on November 8, 2001 (effective January 1, 2002), which amended the tier 1 leverage measure of the capital adequacy guidelines for bank holding companies for agreements involving recourse, direct-credit substitutes, and residual interests.