remnant

  • 1 Remnant — may refer to: * Remnant (Bible), in the Bible ** Remnant (Adventist), remnant concepts within the Seventh day Adventist Church * Remnant (band). * Remnant (comics), a character from the Squadron Supreme comic books. * The Remnant (newspaper), a… …

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  • 2 Remnant — Rem nant, n. [OF. remanant. See {Remnant}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which remains after a part is removed, destroyed, used up, performed, etc.; residue. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] The remnant that are left of the captivity. Neh. i. 3. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Remnant — Rem nant (r?m nant), a. [OF. remanant, p. pr. of remanoir, remaindre. See {Remanent}, {Remain}.] Remaining; yet left. [R.] Because of the remnant dregs of his disease. Fuller. [1913 Webster] And quiet dedicate her remnant life To the just duties… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 remnant — mid 14c., from O.Fr. remanant, properly prp. of remanoir to remain (see REMAIN (Cf. remain)). Specific sense of end of a piece of drapery, cloth, etc. is recorded from early 15c. An O.E. word for remnant was endlaf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 remnant — [rem′nənt] n. [ME, contr. < remenant < OFr, orig. prp. of remaindre: see REMAIN] 1. what is left over; remainder; residue 2. [often pl.] a small remaining part, quantity, or number of persons or things 3. a trace; last remaining indication… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 remnant — index balance (amount in excess), discard, end (termination), overage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 remnant — rem‧nant [ˈremnənt] noun [countable usually plural] part of something that is left after most of it has been removed, used, sold etc: • The last remnants of the troubled group have been sold …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 remnant — *remainder, residue, residuum, remains, leavings, rest, balance Analogous words: *part, piece, fragment, segment, section: vestige, *trace …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 remnant — [n] leftover part balance, bit, dregs, dross, end, end piece, excess, fragment, hangover*, heel, leavings, lees, leftovers, odds and ends*, orts, part, particle, piece, portion, remainder, remains, residual, residue, residuum, rest, rump, scrap,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 remnant — ► NOUN 1) a small remaining quantity. 2) a piece of cloth left when the greater part has been used or sold. 3) a surviving trace. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ remaining. ORIGIN Old French remenant, from remenoir, remanoir remain …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 remnant — That part of a group which has escaped (e.g. exile, Jer. 24:8) or will not be destroyed (Amos 5:14–15) or which has remained faithful under trials. It was characteristic of Isaiah s teaching that a remnant of the nation would repent, and in Mic.… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 12 remnant — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ small ▪ last, surviving ▪ The museum is one of the last remnants of the 17th century palace. ▪ shattered, tattered ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 remnant — UK [ˈremnənt] / US noun [countable, usually plural] Word forms remnant : singular remnant plural remnants a) a small remaining part of something remnant of: The towers were the last remnants of the famous castle. The remnants of last night s meal …

    English dictionary

  • 14 Remnant — Recorded in the Britain as Remblant and Remnant, this unusual surname is according to the famous Victorian etymologist, Canon Charles Bardsley, an English spelling of of the very famous German personal name and surname, Rembrant. This is… …

    Surnames reference

  • 15 remnant — [[t]re̱mnənt[/t]] remnants 1) N COUNT: usu N of n The remnants of something are small parts of it that are left over when the main part has disappeared or been destroyed. After twenty four hours of fighting, the remnants of the force were fleeing …

    English dictionary

  • 16 Remnant — Rem|nant [rẹmnent; engl.Remnant= Rest] s; s, s (meist Mehrz.): Abbauprodukte triglyzeridreicher Lipoproteine …

    Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • 17 remnant — rem|nant [ˈremnənt] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: remenant, present participle of remenoir to remain , from Latin remanere; REMAIN] 1.) [usually plural] a small part of something that remains after the rest of it has been used,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 remnant — rem|nant [ remnənt ] noun count usually plural a small remaining part of something: remnant of: The towers were the last remnants of the famous castle. The remnants of last night s meal were still on the table. a. a small piece of cloth left… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 remnant —    (not preferred)    refer to erosion remnant …

    Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • 20 remnant — / remnənt/ noun an odd piece of a large item such as, a carpet or fabric sold separately ● a sale of remnants or a remnant sale …

    Marketing dictionary in english


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