Res´i`due   Pronunciation: r?z´?-d?
n.1.That which remains after a part is taken, separated, removed, or designated; remnant; remainder.
The residue of them will I deliver to the sword.
- Jer. xv. 9.
2.(Law) That part of a testeator's estate wwhich is not disposed of in his will by particular and special legacies and devises, and which remains after payment of debts and legacies.
3.(Chem.) That which remains of a molecule after the removal of a portion of its constituents; hence, an atom or group regarded as a portion of a molecule; a moiety or group; - used as nearly equivalent to radical, but in a more general sense.
4.(Theory of Numbers) Any positive or negative number that differs from a given number by a multiple of a given modulus; thus, if 7 is the modulus, and 9 the given number, the numbers -5, 2, 16, 23, etc., are residues.
Noun1.Residueresidue - matter that remains after something has been removed
2.residue - 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"

RESIDUE. That which remains of something after taking away a part of it; as, the residue of an estate, which is what has not been particularly devised by will.
     2. A will bequeathing the general residue of personal property, passes to the residuary legatee everything not otherwise effectually disposed of and it makes no difference whether a legacy falls into the estate by lapse, or as void at law, the next of kin is equally excluded. 15 Ves. 416; 2 Mer. 392. Vide 7 Ves. 391; 4 Bro. C. C. 55; 1 Bro. C. C. 589; Rop. on Leg. Index, h.t.; Worth. on Wills, 454.

afterglow, afterimage, butt, butt end, candle ends, chaff, debris, detritus, end, excess, fag end, filings, fossil, heel, holdover, husks, leavings, leftover, odds and ends, offscourings, orts, parings, rags, refuse, relics, remains, remnant, residual, residuum, roach, rubbish, ruins, rump, sawdust, scourings, scraps, shadow, shavings, straw, stubble, stump, surplus, survival, sweepings, trace, vestige, waste
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-- Residue --
Resignatio est juris proprii spontanea refutatio
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