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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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These have motivated the researchers to modify the corrected Pearson residuals [7] to adapt to the problems related to multiple outliers.
Residuals are calculated "at source," meaning that, for example, residuals on DVD revenue are calculated based on the amount retail stores pay to the owner of the content (usually a studio), not based on the (higher) amount the consumer pays.
While SAG receives more than $2 million a day in residuals on behalf of the actors it represents, the payments get a relatively scant amount of attention.
With DVD still a priority, residuals for the newer technologies not covered in the contract are now on the front burner, as well as establishing union coverage for such forms of entertainment as mobisodes (mobile phones) and webisodes (Internet).
The undersigned have processed several million tons of foundry residuals over the last decade from over 100 foundries throughout the Midwest.
Individual investors can utilize CMO residuals by purchasing shares of stock in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other publicly traded entities that own CMO residuals.
They didn't give foreign residuals to thedirectors and they were not going to give them to the writers.
5% relative to securitized lease residual in September 2011.
Rosenberg called the residuals hike a victory for middle-class actors, since residuals are often a ``lifeline'' for them in addition to more money up front.
Fibrous residuals from pulp and paper mills, or sludge, can be used as a source of microfibers in concrete.
As shown in this equation, higherSFs (faster pour rates and/or smaller reaction chambers) will yield lower residual Mg.
Guardian, general manager, sales and marketing, Overseas Film Group, explained that the distributor has nothing to do with the disbursement of residuals - that's the producer's job.