Meaning of RESIDUE in English


n.1 what is left over or remains; a remainder; the rest.

2 Law what remains of an estate after the payment of charges, debts, and bequests.

3 esp. Chem. a residuum.

Etymology: ME f. OF residu f. L residuum: see RESIDUUM

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.