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The liquidy residue at the top of your yogurt cup is an excellent example of whey.

An unpublished 2015 study, also coauthored by Fullagar, found collagen residues on three Cerutti stones, including the newly proposed hammering stone.

It helps remove all sorts of food residue without harming the tongue, and can dissolve mineral deposits on teeth, so Li decided to give the liquid a try.

Coal ash is the fine residue left when coal is burned to produce power.

By the time I get home, my ride has washed away all of the work residue.

For five weeks I forced myself to sit at my house table, figuring that my reluctance was a residue of my introversion.

Empty cigarette packs, liquor bottles, containers sticky with food residue covered the floor.

Kaszeta insisted that the chemical compound hexamine in the sarin residue was a tell-tale sign of Syrian government involvement.

Yet she also conceded that there is some crude residue still inside the Tesoro rail-facility stormwater system.

Hot chemicals—vaporized electrolyte—had left a trail of toxic residue in the electronics bay.

The remainder of the residue may be dissolved in a little dilute sulphuric acid.

The energetic, the daring, the high-spirited go, leaving the residue more abject and nerveless than ever.

I said: In the midst of my days I shall go to the gates of hell: I sought for the residue of my years.

When the small residue was completely dry, it was a yellow solid soluble in dilute alcohol and acid to litmus.

The ether was evaporated and the residue was extracted with warm water and filtered.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to residue, such as: debris, silt, slag, balance, dregs, and dross.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.