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 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 product — noun : by product coke and coal tar from gasworks are residual products …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 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… …   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 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 — I. noun Etymology: Latin residuum residue Date: 1557 1. remainder, residuum: as a. the difference between results obtained by observation and by computation from a formula or between the mean of several observations and any one of them b. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Residual-current device — A two pole residual current device A Residual Current Device is a generic term covering both RCCBs and RCBOs. A Residual Current Circuit Breaker (RCCB) is an electrical wiring device that disconnects a circuit whenever it detects that the… …   Wikipedia

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