Residue vs Shred - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between residue and shred

is that residue is whatever remains after something else has been removed while shred is a long, narrow piece cut or torn off; a strip.

As a verb shred is

to cut or tear into narrow and long pieces or strips.

residue

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Whatever remains after something else has been removed.
  • (chemistry) The substance that remains after evaporation, distillation, filtration or any similar process.
  • (legal) Whatever property or effects are left in an estate after payment of all debts, other charges and deduction of what is specifically bequeathed by the testator.
  • (mathematics) A form of complex number, proportional to the contour integral of a meromorphic function along a path enclosing one of its singularities.
  • Derived terms

    * nonresidue * quadratic residue * residual * residuary

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    shred

    English

    (wikipedia shred)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A long, narrow piece cut or torn off; a strip.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • shreds of tanned leather
  • In general, a fragment; a piece; a particle; a very small amount.
  • There isn't a shred of evidence to support his claims.
    (Shakespeare)

    Synonyms

    * See also .

    Verb

  • To cut or tear into narrow and long pieces or strips.
  • (Chaucer)
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  • (obsolete) To lop; to prune; to trim.
  • (snowboarding) To ride aggressively.
  • (bodybuilding) To drop fat and water weight before a competition.
  • (music, slang) To play very fast (especially guitar solos in rock and metal genres).
  • Derived terms

    * shredder

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