That oil used in manufacturing the gauges had not been flushed out, and a residue remained.
For five weeks I forced myself to sit at my house table, figuring that my reluctance was a residue of my introversion.
There is no mention of any residue of the tablets that Shawn is supposed to have taken.
The residue of the claim is reserved for future consideration.
You have eaten the good pastures and trodden down the residue with your feet.
He had bid more than twice the amount of the mortgage, and the residue of course went to the man who had owned the house.
The soil-nitrogen is only increased by means of the residue of crops.
The alcoholic extracts are then united, the alcohol distilled off, and the residue filtered.
In the meantime Angela washed the pay-dirt and placed the residue in a handkerchief.
Their eyes are for ever turned back to the object they have lost, and its recollection poisons the residue of their lives.
mid-14c., from Old French residu (14c.), from Latin residuum "a remainder, that which is left behind," noun use of neuter of adjective residuus "remaining, left over," from residere "remain behind" (see reside).
residue res·i·due (rěz'ĭ-dōō', -dyōō')
The remainder of something after removal of parts or a part.