- encoded and permanently available to a computer user, as a font in a printer's ROM or software on a CD-ROM.
- (of a computer program) currently active or standing by in computer memory.
Origin of resident
Related Words for residentsdweller, inmate, citizen, inhabitant, local, tenant, native, lodger, habitant, denizen, squatter, householder, occupant, suburbanite, liver, indweller, resider, urbanite
Examples from the Web for residents
Contemporary Examples of residents
This is not making the 228,000 residents of Irving, Texas feel very relaxed.26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas
January 7, 2015
The scene was heavily cordoned off to traffic and anyone not with the police, press, or residents.Police Hunt for Paris Massacre Suspects
Tracy McNicoll, Christopher Dickey
January 7, 2015
On the one hand, residents of these neighborhoods complain of over-policing.
Residents of the neighborhoods where cops are needed the most are mixed on the impact of the apparent slowdown.
Thousands of years ago, Meroe was a thriving hub of trade and home to some 25,000 residents.Egypt Ain’t The Only Pyramid Show In Town
December 11, 2014
Historical Examples of residents
Sometimes we had a meeting of the residents of our own gulch.A Gold Hunter's Experience
Chalkley J. Hambleton
Many of these residents of the North were themselves but recently come from the South.
As a matter of fact, scarcely half that number were residents of the city.
They numbered about 2500 persons in 1911 and are residents of the Chhattīsgarh plain.
The residents of Pompeii had fine plumbing, baths and luxuries.Evening Round Up
William Crosbie Hunter
mid-15c., "an inhabitant, one who resides," from resident (adj.). Meaning "medical graduate in practice in a hospital as training" first attested 1892, American English.
late 14c., "dwelling, residing," from Old French resident and directly from Latin residentem (nominative residens), present participle of residere "to sit down, settle" (see reside).