wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

residents' association
Residentship
Resider
Residing
residua
Residual
Residual air
residual capabilities assessment
residual clay
residual contamination
Residual error
Residual figure
residual forces
residual oil
residual power
Residual product
Residual quantity
residual radiation
Residual root
residual soil
residually
Residuary
Residuary clause
Residuary devise
Residuary legatee
Residue

Residual magnetism definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Residual Re*sid"u*al (r?-z?d"?-al), a. [See Residue.] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken. Residual air (Physiol.), that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most violent expiratory effort. It amounts to from 75 to 100 cubic inches. Cf. Supplemental air, under Supplemental. Residual error. (Mensuration) See Error, 6 (b) . Residual figure (Geom.), the figure which remains after a less figure has been taken from a greater one. Residual magnetism (Physics), remanent magnetism. See under Remanent. Residual product, a by product, as cotton waste from a cotton mill, coke and coal tar from gas works, etc. Residual quantity (Alg.), a binomial quantity the two parts of which are connected by the negative sign, as a-b. Residual root (Alg.), the root of a residual quantity, as [root](a-b).

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Remanent Rem"a*nent, a. [L. remanens, p. pr. of remanere. See Remain, and cf. Remnant.] Remaining; residual. That little hope that is remanent hath its degree according to the infancy or growth of the habit. --Jer. Taylor. Remanent magnetism (Physics), magnetism which remains in a body that has little coercive force after the magnetizing force is withdrawn, as soft iron; -- called also residual magnetism.




 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup