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residual

1. (of deposits, soils, etc.) formed by the weathering of pre-existing rocks and the removal of disintegrated material
2. payment made to an actor, actress, musician, etc., for subsequent use of film in which the person appears

residual

(ri-zij -û-ăl) The difference between an observed quantity, such as the position of a comet or the magnitude of a variable star, and its expected or calculated value.

residual

[rə′zij·ə·wəl]
(geology)
Of a mineral deposit, formed by either mechanical or chemical concentration.
Pertaining to a residue left in place after weathering of rock.
Of a topographic feature, representing the remains of a formerly great mass or area and rising above the surrounding surface.
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Instead, the best residual values are reserved for 4x4s and those cars with a strong image.
Rice except to warn him that residual value was critical to an economic profit.
For the second time in two years, Dodge Charger has earned the Residual Value Award in the "Full-size Car" category from ALG, the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data.
The annual ALG Residual Value Awards recognize automakers outstanding achievements for vehicles that are predicted to retain the highest percentage of their original price after a conventional three-year period.
A car's residual value reflects how well a specific model holds its value over time, and is a great indicator of brand strength.
And according to analysts CAP, the residual value of Saab's top-selling model, the 9-3 1.
But he added: "Demand for satellite navigation on prestige models is such that there is a residual value penalty, amounting to as much as pounds 2,500, where it is omitted"
The fact that there are now more than 200 dedicated Citron LCV dealers, together with the company's commitment to build a core network of specialist used LCV retailers within the UK and a sophisticated remarketing strategy, all played a part in the new Relay's improved residual value performance.
In terms of residual value, it is rare for a car to outperform the best of the prestige sector, particularly the established star performers such as Porsche.
Hot on the heels of its low insurance announcement, Honda's Civic has been given another boost with exceptional residual values forecast by Glass's Guide.
In the large MPV sector the Kia Sedona now enjoys a residual value of 59 per cent after three years, while the Volkswagen Sharan is at 52 per cent and the Renault Espace is at 43 per cent.
The company's Halewood plant on Merseyside will take what Jaguar calls a 'prudent measure' to build fewer 'Baby Jags' to ensure that stocks are in line with demand and the residual value of the car is maintained.