What does the word residue mean?

Usage examples for residue

  1. One half of my life, I am conscious, has flown; The residue lives on your image alone. – Theocritus by Theocritus
  2. You may say that the charcoal is actually dissolving in the air round about; and if that were perfectly pure charcoal, which we can easily prepare, there would be no residue whatever. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  3. He was tall, with lines of fatigue etched down his angular face and smoke residue laced through his unkempt hair and short beard. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover