Usage examples for residual

  1. But the effect of these causes being exactly known by the observation made in the absence of the copper, and being thus allowed for and subducted, a residual phenomenon appeared, in the fact that a retarding influence was exerted by the copper itself; and this fact, once ascertained, speedily led to the knowledge of an entirely new and unexpected class of relations." – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  2. The air which is now left in the lungs is called the residual air. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  3. The residual phenomena left uninterpreted by mechanical categories loom out more persistently than they did a century ago. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  4. After the rise of science this residual environment tends to be conceived as a unity which is ultimate or fundamental, but for the religious consciousness it is more commonly regarded as a general source of influence practically worthy of consideration. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  5. In my case even though I liked snakes, still, Anna explained, there will be a subconscious residual fear! – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  6. With regard to income distribution, collective farm members are residual claimants entitled to share whatever remains after completion of compulsory deliveries to the state; provision of prescribed investment and operating funds for the farm; payment for irrigation water, machine- tractor station services, and other outstanding obligations; and setting aside 2 percent of the income for social assistance to members. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  7. In the case of religion this disposition is attributed to the more or less vaguely conceived residual environment that is recognized as lying outside of the more familiar natural and social relations. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  8. There were rumors a- plenty, but most of them sifted down to a little residual malice. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  9. Thus we speak of the National government as enjoying delegated or enumerated powers, while the state governments have residual or unenumerated powers. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  10. In forcible expiration about one hundred cubic inches may be expelled, but even then the residual air that cannot be expelled is about one hundred cubic inches. – Resonance in Singing and Speaking by Thomas Fillebrown
  11. The disposition of residual reality manifests to the believer no consistency or unity, but it is nevertheless the most constant object of his will. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  12. Deep residual soils come to protect all regions of moderate slope, concealing from view the rock structure, and the various forms of the land are due more to the agencies of erosion and transportation than to differences in the resistance of the underlying rocks. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  13. The change met with no serious opposition, and, following the precedents in such cases, the United States minister entered into relations with the new defacto Government on September 17. It is gratifying to announce that the residual questions between Costa Rica and Nicaragua growing out of the Award of President Cleveland in 1888 have been adjusted through the choice of an American engineer, General E. P. Alexander, as umpire to run the disputed line. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  14. The powers of the Imperial government, it is important to observe, are specifically enumerated; those of the states are residual. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  15. To be converted, man therefore requires that these residual or remaining powers be excited and strengthened rather than that new spiritual powers be imparted or a new will be created. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  16. The task of examining such residual phenomena had often been undertaken by individual effort, but never hitherto by a scientific society organised on a sufficiently broad basis. – Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research by Michael Sage
  17. The liquid will boil and sweep out the residual air, but it is necessary to heat the capillary tube as well in order to prevent condensation. – A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing by Bernard D. Bolas
  18. " To get at them," says William James, " you must go behind the foreground of existence and reach down to that curious sense of the whole residual cosmos as an everlasting presence, intimate or alien, terrible or amusing, lovable or odious, which in some degree everyone possesses. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  19. When evaporated, even at a gentle heat, this residual liquid gradually becomes brown, and acquires the flavour of roast meat. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton