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The liquidy residue at the top of your yogurt cup is an excellent example of whey.
BEST PROTEIN POWDER: BETTER NUTRITION IN A BOTTLECARSEN JOENKJANUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
An unpublished 2015 study, also coauthored by Fullagar, found collagen residues on three Cerutti stones, including the newly proposed hammering stone.
TWO STONES FUEL DEBATE OVER WHEN AMERICA’S FIRST SETTLERS ARRIVEDBRUCE BOWERDECEMBER 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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.
MINERAL BODY ARMOR HELPS SOME LEAF-CUTTING ANTS WIN FIGHTS WITH BIGGER KINCHRISTIE WILCOXNOVEMBER 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Coal ash is the fine residue left when coal is burned to produce power.
A POWER COMPANY’S QUIET LAND-BUYING SPREE COULD SHIELD IT FROM COAL ASH CLEANUP COSTSBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSNOVEMBER 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
By the time I get home, my ride has washed away all of the work residue.
CAROLYN HAX: SHE HAS A 90-MINUTE COMMUTE, BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE ALL UPHILLCAROLYN HAXNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Both kept my drivetrain much cleaner than oil-based lube but left slightly more residue than a conventional hot wax.
YOU SHOULD HOT-WAX YOUR BIKE CHAINS. HERE'S WHY.JOE LINDSEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
If there’s any residue still sticking to the piece at this point, you should be able to easily scrub it away using a small brush.
THE ONE INGREDIENT YOU NEED TO CLEAN THE DISHWASHER AND FOUR OTHER GROSS HOUSEHOLD ITEMSSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.NOVEMBER 5, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
After discovering more of the plant’s past uses, he created a natural fertilizer and insect repellant from the fiber’s residue.
HOW A WASTELAND SHRUB IS BECOMING THE NEXT BIG THING IN FASHIONDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 28, 2020OZY
The remainder of the residue may be dissolved in a little dilute sulphuric acid.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The energetic, the daring, the high-spirited go, leaving the residue more abject and nerveless than ever.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RESIDUE

  • balance
  • excess
  • fat
  • glut
  • overage
  • overflow
  • overkill
  • overmuch
  • overrun
  • overstock
  • plethora
  • plus
  • remainder
  • residue
  • something extra
  • superabundance
  • superfluity
  • surfeit
  • surplusage
  • the limit
  • too much
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