residual elements

residual elements

[rə′zij·ə·wəl ′el·ə·məns]
(metallurgy)
Elements present in small amounts in a metal or alloy, not added intentionally.
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In this paper I will investigate Dragasaki's short film from a Marxist psychoanalytical vantage point, using Freudian literary criticism and Raymond Williams's theory of the emergent, the dominant, and the residual elements of societal structure.
Among the most obvious were residual elements from Arakawa's show, particularly the niches that had previously held Gam-baroff's own paintings, and, spanning nearly the full length of one gallery wall, the large blue-and-white United Airlines logo, which had borne Arakawa's misspelling UNTIED.
Accounting for this and having done integration (21), we will get an expression for the quantity of residual elements over time during the evolution of their destruction process.
Its igneous rock formations are less enriched with residual elements compared to the sedimentary deposits exploited by its peers.
In the end, Whitford suggests, the idea of Hamite enslavement does not evolve out of biblical interpretation but arises as an "emergent motif" out of residual elements of exegetical tradition.
Residual elements in charge materials can include intentional additions of alloying elements (manganese, chromium, molybdenum, nickel), as well as tramp elements.
Government agencies have residual elements of corruption at middle and lower levels.
Just because the Americans saw themselves as creating a new South Vietnamese edifice, as Carter contends, does not mean that it lacked residual elements or characteristics.
That culture combined residual elements, derived from traditional craft relations, with emergent elements, inspired by mid-nineteenth-century industrial progress.
Han is well known for his interest in the residual elements of tradition and the deep structure of Chinese culture, so the disruptions of the communist regime are mostly experienced as passing epiphenomenona against the larger rhythms of peasant existence and history.
There has been looting and we are talking to residual elements of the police in Basra about helping with law and order.
He noted that some residual elements may not be bad, and in some cases are desired by steelmakers.