Pronunciation: (ri-zij'OO-um), [key]
—pl. -sid•u•aPronunciation: (-zij'OO-u). [key]
1. the residue, remainder, or rest of something.
2. Also,residue. Chem.a quantity or body of matter remaining after evaporation, combustion, distillation, etc.
3. any residual product.
4. Law.the residue of an estate.
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