residual has definitions from the field of business
1
[ adjective ] relating to or indicating a remainder

Synonyms

residuary

Examples

"residual quantity"

Used in print

(A. N. Nagaraj and L. M. Black, "Localization of...)

In the eyepiece a Wratten 2 B filter was used to filter off residual ultra-violet_light .

Related terms

residue residue

2
[ noun ] something left after other parts have been taken away

Examples

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

Related terms

part leftover remainder

3
[ noun ] (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing

Examples

"he could retire on his residuals"

Related terms

payment plural

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