Supplemental air
Supplemental Sup`ple*men"tal, Supplementary Sup`ple*men"ta*ry, a. [Cf. F. suppl['e]mentaire.] Added to supply what is wanted; additional; being, or serving as, a supplement; as, a supplemental law; a supplementary sheet or volume. [1913 Webster]

{Supplemental air} (Physiol.), the air which in addition to the residual air remains in the lungs after ordinary expiration, but which, unlike the residual air, can be expelled; reserve air.

{Supplemental bill} (Equity), a bill filed in aid of an original bill to supply some deffect in the latter, or to set forth new facts which can not be done by amendment. --Burrill. --Daniel.

{Supplementary chords} (Math.), in an ellipse or hyperbola, any two chords drawn through the extremities of a diameter, and intersecting on the curve. [1913 Webster]


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