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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.
“There is a little remnant of humanity in Tywin Lannister,” he says.Charles Dance on Tywin Lannister’s S5 Return, A ‘Game of Thrones’ Movie,’ and Sexy Peter Dinklage|Marlow Stern|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then they install sump pumps to remove remnant toxic waters.
And, whereas the townspeople start rioting and attacking the chain-smoking cult the Guilty Remnant, Nora is at peace.Carrie Coon on ‘The Leftovers,’ That Wild Finale, Her Apocalyptic Visions, and ‘Gone Girl’|Marlow Stern|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jewish or Christian thinkers would speak of a righteous remnant.
The Spaniards, indeed, feigned to regard them only as a remnant of the rebels who had joined the pre-existing brigand bands.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
A remnant of the long parliament assembled during the anarchy, and has been termed the rump.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
This imputation on his son was too much for the small remnant of patience that remained to the Duke.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
When the main French columns were deployed, Lannes, with the remnant of his indomitable corps, had a brief period of rest.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, all the remnant of the house of Israel who are carried by my bowels, are borne up by my womb.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various