AskDefine | Define residuum

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residuum n : something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance" [syn: remainder, balance, residual, residue, rest] [also: residua (pl)]

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  • /ɹɛˈzɪ.dju.ʌm̩̩/


  1. The solid material remaining after the liquid in which it was dissolved has been evaporated; a residue.
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