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Origin of remnant
OTHER WORDS FROM remnantrem·nant·al, adjective
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The second was a small atmospheric ripple, the remnants of an old thunderstorm complex in the Sonoran Desert.What’s behind August 2020’s extreme weather? Climate change and bad luck|Carolyn Gramling|August 27, 2020|Science News
That’s how human DNA has become riddled with remnants of past viral infections.Readers ask about exoplanet heating sources, combating climate change and COVID-19|Science News Staff|July 4, 2020|Science News
The form factor of the Kegelhelm is directly known from three 8th century tombs in Argos that contained remnants of the helmets.Know Your Ancient Greek Helmets: From Attic to Phrygian|Dattatreya Mandal|May 19, 2020|Realm of History
To find remnants of it, researchers explored the seafloor near Antarctica.
The city, by circa 1099 AD, was even guarded by the disfranchised remnants of the previous Turkish garrison.History of the Crusades: Origins, Politics, and Crusaders|Dattatreya Mandal|March 23, 2020|Realm of History
My dad had worked for a while as a ranch hand, and his “Open Road” was a remnant of those days.
A frayed, foreshortened square of cloth is produced, a remnant of some great emotion.
It was a remnant of an older era of country song and show, without irony or drama.Kitty Wells, The Girl Singer Who Became Country’s Queen|Laura Cantrell|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“A remnant of you worries the same way you did when they were teenagers,” she says.Boomerang Moms: When Mommy Returns to Deal With ‘Adultescents’|Sally Koslow|June 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His arms are covered in tattoos, and he speaks with a bit of a lisp—a remnant, he says, of his California upbringing.Hunter Moore, Creator of ‘Revenge Porn’ Website Is Anyone Up?, Is the Internet’s Public Enemy No. 1|Marlow Stern|March 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There existed in his victory a remnant of defiance and of combat.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
Captain Jekyl threw away the remnant of his cigar, with a little movement of pettishness, and began to whistle an opera air.St. Ronan's Well|Sir Walter Scott
Within a few days the remnant of the defeated fleet had been surrendered or burned at its anchors.Famous Sea Fights|John Richard Hale
It was on that day the remnant of his army went into camp at the Great Meadows.Elsie and Her Namesakes|Martha Finley
The abbey walls surround the churchyard, but almost the only other remnant is a single Decorated arch.