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residue

noun [C]     /ˈrezɪdjuː/
something that remains after most of a substance has gone or been removed: The machine sucks up the water but leaves a muddy residue.Things remaining
Translations of “residue”
in Vietnamese phần còn lại…
in Spanish residuo…
in Thai ส่วนที่เหลือ…
in Malaysian baki, sisa…
in French résidu…
in German der Rest…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剩餘部分, 剩餘物, 殘留物…
in Indonesian sisa, residu…
in Russian остаток, осадок…
in Turkish çökelti, tortu, kalıntı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剩余部分, 剩余物, 残留物…
in Polish osad, pozostałość…
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