[ ri-zij-oo-uh m ]
/ rɪˈzɪdʒ u əm /
noun, plural re·sid·u·a [ri-zij-oo-uh] /rɪˈzɪdʒ u ə/.
rest, vestige, residue, particle, remains, fragment, shred, bit, piece, slag, debris, silt, waste, trash, powder, impact, outcome, stump, surplus, garbage
- residual urine,
- residual volume,
Origin of residuum
From Latin, dating back to 1665–75; see origin at residual
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Examples from the Web for residua
The residua of distillation remain almost entirely in the reservoir, O, from whence they are easily removed.
/ (rɪˈzɪdjʊəm) /
noun plural -ua (-jʊə)
a more formal word for residue
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[ rĭ-zĭj′ōō-əm ]
n. pl. re•sid•u•a (-ōō-ə)
Something remaining after removal of a part; a residue.
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