Residual is defined as things that remain or that are left over after the main part of something is gone.(adjective)
Money left over after you've spent most of your paycheck on rent and necessities is an example of residual income.
The definition of a residual is something left over after other things have been used, subtracted or removed.(noun)
An example of residual is the paint which left over after all the rooms in a house have been painted.
See residual in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: see residue & -al
See residual in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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