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I'm currently checking stuff that looks like residual organic, and am not too happy about it.

Similarly the residual cellulose shows a deficiency of 5-9 p.ct.

The residual gases in a vacuum tube are dense by comparison.

It is quite exquisite, the hunt after and the unearthing of the residual cause.

Residual mantles of impure clay and sand are commonly formed.

It was a residual portion of the mountain and therefore had greater height also.

This, too, may be some residual taint of their original savage state.

It was a residual effect which led to the discovery of the planet Neptune.

It is quite exquisite, the hunt after and the unearthing of "the residual cause."

Treated with nitric acid, some hydrocyanic acid is formed, benzoic acid sublimes, and the residual matter is artificial tannin:—8.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from residue + -al (1), or from French résiduel, from Latin residuum.

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