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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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The following is a brief description of the types of residual deposited in the
The deviance residuals and the Pearson residuals are two common types of residuals in GLM.
The city's sludge residuals are currently deposited in a landfill in Fitchburg, but the estimated capacity of the landfill will be consumed by 2025, he said.
Another similar research done by Ahmadi at Razi industrial estate of Isfahan (Rangsazan) also indicated that 43.92% of dangerous residuals and 56.71% of non-dangerous residuals are produced at chemical industries of the mentioned area.
In ad-supported re-use of TV product, there is always a period of time where content can be exploited and residuals don't have to be paid -- that's a period of 24 days in the case of a TV series in its first season or a movie for television.
* SAG's in the midst of trying to address longstanding member complaints about the lag time in delivering residuals checks, currently at almost seven weeks (48 days).
The search looked for information regarding residuals generated by both primary and secondary manufacturers, as well as finished products discarded after their useful life.
(2001a) about the residuals of the time-specific parameterizations of the Seber (1970) and Brownie et al.
Second, the authors suggest that foundries sending wastes to a site where residuals generated by other facilities are present should make sure their materials are segregated.
Before one can understand how supply chain management can be used to manage residuals more efficiently, one must first understand residuals.
To ensure that both equations in the VAR have serially uncorrelated residuals it is necessary to employ a VAR of order five.
At the low end of the spectrum, general-purpose crystal PS grades with lower residual monomer to minimize odor and taste in food packaging are becoming the order of the day.