remainder has definitions from the fields of clothing,business,mathematics
[ noun ] something left after other parts have been taken away


"there was no remainder" "he threw away the rest" "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

The remainder of the 4 - year college requirement would be in_general subjects .

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

The remainder of the cast fulfilled its assignments no more_than satisfactorily just as the old production and limited stage_direction proved only serviceable .

(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

The Russian experimenters claim that only a small fraction of the impulse from the sensors is caused by the incident momentum with the remainder being momentum of ejected material from the sensor .

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

In the remainder of his speech Davis spoke of his admiration for Brown and warned those who took_part in the meeting that they `` are liable to the charge that they are supporting traitors and upholding men whom the laws have condemned '' .

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

His parents talked seriously and lengthily to their own doctor and to a specialist at the University_Hospital - Mr._McKinley was entitled to a discount for members of his family - and it was decided it would be best for him to take the remainder of the term off , spend a_lot of time in bed and , for the rest , do pretty_much as he chose - provided , of_course , he chose to do nothing too exciting or too debilitating .

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part leftover

[ noun ] (mathematics) a quantity obtained by subtraction




"profit is a positive difference between income and expenses"

[ verb ] (business) sell cheaply as remainders


"The publisher remaindered the books"

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sell commerce

[ noun ] (mathematics) the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

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[ noun ] (clothing) a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

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piece_of_cloth fag_end remain