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Remnant vs Residues - What's the difference?

remnant | residues |

As nouns the difference between remnant and residues

is that remnant is the small portion remaining of a larger thing or group while residues is .

As an adjective remnant

is (archaic) remaining; still left.



Alternative forms

* remnaunt (obsolete)


(en noun)
  • The small portion remaining of a larger thing or group.
  • The remaining fabric at the end of the bolt.
  • Usually not enough to make an entire project by itself, remnants of several fabrics can be used to make quilts.
  • An unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc.
  • Synonyms

    * (Small remaining portion) relic, residue, remainder * (Unsold end of piece goods) remains * the'' rest ''of

    Derived terms

    * nova remnant * supernova remnant


  • (archaic) Remaining; still left.
  • * Fuller
  • Because of the remnant dregs of his disease.
  • * Prior
  • And quiet dedicate her remnant life / To the just duties of an humble wife.




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