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remanent

[rem-uh-nuh nt]
adjective
  1. remaining; left behind.
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Origin of remanent

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

  • Item a remanent of crymesyn cloth of golde of tissewe to make a cushon & ij corpvs cases.

    Mary Tudor, Queen of France

    Mary Croom Brown

  • The weight of the projectile is 88 pounds, and its remanent velocity at the moment of impact is 1,295 feet.

  • He only understands that the band was with the remanent letters, and put in the Castle by George Dalgleish.


British Dictionary definitions for remanent

remanent

adjective
  1. rare remaining or left over
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Word Origin and History for remanent

adj.

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

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