residue

Part of speech: noun

A remainder; surplus.

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Usage examples "residue":

  1. One half of my life, I am conscious, has flown; The residue lives on your image alone. - "Theocritus", 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", 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", Thomas Hoover.