remanent

[rem-uh-nuh nt]
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adjective

remaining; left behind.

Nearby words

  1. reman,
  2. remand,
  3. remand centre,
  4. remand home,
  5. remanence,
  6. remanent magnetism,
  7. remanufacture,
  8. remargin,
  9. remark,
  10. remarkable

Origin of remanent

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin remanent- (stem of remanēns), present participle of remanēre. See remain, -ent

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British Dictionary definitions for remanent

remanent

adjective

rare remaining or left over
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Word Origin and History for remanent

remanent

adj.

"remaining," mid-15c., from Latin remanentem (nominative (see remanens), present participle of remanere (see remain (v.)).

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