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A residual is generally a quantity left over at the end of a process. It may refer to:

  • Residual (entertainment industry), in business, one of an ongoing stream of payments for the completion of past achievements
  • ResidualVM, a game engine recreation
  • Residual claimant, in insolvent businesses, the shareholders, partners, or sole proprietor to a bankrupt organization receive any money that is left after all assets are sold and all creditors paid
  • Residual frame, in video compression
  • Residual stress, the stresses that remain in a material after the original cause of the stresses, for example external forces or heat gradient, has been removed.
  • Residual volume, the amount of air left in the lungs after a maximal exhalation

In mathematics, statistics and econometrics, residual may refer to:

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