Meaning of RESIDUE in English

RESIDUE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

basic

Drosophila ribosomal protein S2 has 267 aminoacids and contains clustered basic residues .

It appears that the conserved basic residues , and not the zinc fingers, are important for complex formation.

conserved

These helices extend from a novel four-helix bundle structure which is stabilized by conserved hydrophobic residues that form a hydrophobic core.

It appears that the conserved basic residues , and not the zinc fingers, are important for complex formation.

■ NOUN

pesticide

All foods are organically grown, except when foods with pesticide residues are used for testing.

■ VERB

contain

Drosophila ribosomal protein S2 has 267 aminoacids and contains clustered basic residues .

This could have led to up to 350 pesticides being outlawed in the state, along with the banning of all foods containing residues .

Surface water, particularly in rivers, often contains detergents and detergent residues from town drainage.

leave

City dwellers should use a light conditioner because heavy ones can leave residues which attract grime.

This is not always necessary on liquid-based foundation as it dries and will set without leaving any residue .

Stainless steel cleaners: Many products so described are polishes or include substances which may leave undesirable residues on food contact surfaces.

remove

Peel bananas, removing any residue left by skin.

Drain and rinse with cold water to remove residue .

Skin tonics make the skin feel fresh and help to remove residues of soap or cleanser.

Water is next passed in to remove residues of salt and regeneration products, and finally normal running is restored.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Soap can leave a slight residue on your skin.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As I soaked in the hot pool, I felt the weeks of accumulated tear-gas residue seeping out of my pores.

Peel bananas, removing any residue left by skin.

That notion is quite compatible with a certain residue of benevolent despotism exercised by Tory squires.

The boiling off of liquids, he noted, leaves an intensely, sometimes unpleasantly bitter residue .

The structure makes clear why certain residues are highly conserved.

They are sometimes acidic to neutralise any alkaline residues carried over from the washing process and sometimes include disinfectants.

They were the residue of titles that had since gone into paperback editions.

Yet the feeble post-Soviet residue still houses thousands of nuclear weapons.

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