Meaning of RESIDUE in English


[noun] [C usually singular] [formal] - the part that is left after the main part has gone or been taken awayShe cut off the best meat and threw away the residue.The white residue in/on the kettle is a result of minerals in the water.(legal) The residue is the part of a dead person's money and property that is left after taxes, debts and presents have been paid.The residue (of the estate) went to her granddaughter.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.