Thesaurus / residue
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
When these are present the residue in the ignition tube becomes dark on cooling.
THE ELEMENTS OF BLOWPIPE ANALYSISFREDERICK HUTTON GETMAN
The residue is dissolved in water, a few drops of nitric acid added, and the solution divided into two portions.
The residue were ferociously bidden to an "extra" after dinner.
And let the residue take that which is needful for clothing.
The residue of the day he doth spend upon the lute and virginals.
THE REIGN OF HENRY THE EIGHTH, VOLUME 1 (OF 3)JAMES ANTHONY FROUDE
In every nation war diminishes the national wealth, but concentrates the residue with greater inequality in one particular class.
THE WORLD IN CHAINSJOHN MAVROGORDATO
A residue is left which must be placed to the credit of music.
CHOPIN AND OTHER MUSICAL ESSAYSHENRY T. FINCK
The carbide must be completely decomposed in the apparatus so that no acetylene can be evolved from the residue.
Cylinder-oil should be exceedingly pure, free from acids, and composed of hydrocarbons that leave no residue after combustion.
GAS-ENGINES AND PRODUCER-GAS PLANTSR. E. MATHOT
The money was freely yielded to a certain extent, and the residue was obtained by threats.
NICOLO PAGANINI: HIS LIFE AND WORKSTEPHEN SAMUEL STRATTON
WORDS RELATED TO RESIDUE
- the limit
- too much
- too much of a good thing
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