physical residue

physical residue

[′fiz·ə·kəl ′rez·ə‚dü]
(geology)
A residue which results from physical, as opposed to chemical, weathering processes.
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It is insoluble and it has a minimum reactivity with the food matrix, because the kind of silver used is Ag0, which has biocidal power and leaves no chemical or physical residue, as KAgC complex does not contain any potential allergenic protein fraction or any known allergen.
Benfer says, "Memory and the physical residue that exists from experiential situations intrigue me.
It leaves little trace of his presence, save the documentation of his passage, a physical residue that constitutes the basis for the work itself.
Thus he is less interested in the cultural artefacts of Stalinist society, the physical residue of the values he is exploring, than in the more thorny questions of how Soviet citizens were expected to think, act, and behave--in essence, how Stalinist society was to function.
Night terrors occur in a deep-sleep phase, which may explain why the dreams are not remembered but leave only the emotional and physical residue of extreme fear.
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