Residual figure
Residual Re*sid"u*al (r?-z?d"?-al), a. [See {Residue}.] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken. [1913 Webster]

{Residual air} (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most violent expiratory effort. It amounts to from 75 to 100 cubic inches. Cf. {Supplemental air}, under {Supplemental}.

{Residual error}. (Mensuration) See {Error}, 6 (b) .

{Residual figure} (Geom.), the figure which remains after a less figure has been taken from a greater one.

{Residual magnetism} (Physics), remanent magnetism. See under {Remanent}.

{Residual product}, a by product, as cotton waste from a cotton mill, coke and coal tar from gas works, etc.

{Residual quantity} (Alg.), a binomial quantity the two parts of which are connected by the negative sign, as a-b.

{Residual root} (Alg.), the root of a residual quantity, as [root](a-b). [1913 Webster]


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  • Residual — Re*sid u*al (r? z?d ? al), a. [See {Residue}.] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken. [1913 Webster] {Residual air} (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most violent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residual air — Residual Re*sid u*al (r? z?d ? al), a. [See {Residue}.] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken. [1913 Webster] {Residual air} (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residual error — Residual Re*sid u*al (r? z?d ? al), a. [See {Residue}.] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken. [1913 Webster] {Residual air} (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residual magnetism — Residual Re*sid u*al (r? z?d ? al), a. [See {Residue}.] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken. [1913 Webster] {Residual air} (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residual product — Residual Re*sid u*al (r? z?d ? al), a. [See {Residue}.] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken. [1913 Webster] {Residual air} (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residual quantity — Residual Re*sid u*al (r? z?d ? al), a. [See {Residue}.] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken. [1913 Webster] {Residual air} (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residual root — Residual Re*sid u*al (r? z?d ? al), a. [See {Residue}.] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken. [1913 Webster] {Residual air} (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residual Sum Of Squares - RSS — A statistical technique used to measure the amount of variance in a data set that is not explained by the regression model. The residual sum of squares is a measure of the amount of error remaining between the regression function and the data set …   Investment dictionary

  • residual equity theory — A theory that emphasizes the rights and interests of ordinary shareholders on the grounds that they are the real owners of a business. The theory is reflected in the earnings per share figure, which assists ordinary shareholders in making… …   Accounting dictionary

  • Solow residual — The Solow residual is a number describing empirical productivity growth in an economy from year to year and decade to decade. Robert Solow defined rising productivity as rising output with constant capital and labor input. It is a residual… …   Wikipedia

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