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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Residuum  \Re*sid"u*um\  (-?m),  n.  [L.  See  {Residue}.] 
  That  which  is  left  after  any  process  of  separation  or 
  purification;  that  which  remains  after  certain  specified 
  deductions  are  made  residue. 
  ``I  think  so,''  is  the  whole  residuum  .  .  .  after 
  evaporating  the  prodigious  pretensions  of  the  zealot 
  demagogue.  --L.  Taylor. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  something  left  after  other  parts  have  been  taken  away 
  "there  was  no  remainder";  "he  threw  away  the  rest"  [syn: 
  {remainder},  {residual},  {residue},  {rest}] 

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