noun, plural re·sid·u·a [ri-zij-oo-uh] /rɪˈzɪdʒ u ə/.

  1. the residue, remainder, or rest of something.
  2. Also residue. Chemistry. a quantity or body of matter remaining after evaporation, combustion, distillation, etc.
  3. any residual product.
  4. Law. the residue of an estate.

noun plural -ua (-jʊə)

  1. a more formal word for residue

n. pl. re•sid•u•a (-ōō-ə)

  1. Something remaining after removal of a part; a residue.

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