Definition of residual adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    residual

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//rɪˈzɪdʒuəl//
     
    [only before noun](formal)
     
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  1. 1remaining at the end of a process synonym outstanding
  2. 2 There are still a few residual problems with the computer program. residual income (= money that is left from your income after you have paid tax and other costs)
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