### Residual

In statistics, the difference between the observed value of y and the value predicted by a model, (y - y), sometimes referred to as the error of prediction.

### Residual

Amount of a pollutant remaining in the environment after a natural or technological process has taken place; e.g., the sludge remaining after initial wastewater treatment, or particulates remaining in air after it passes through a scrubbing or other process.

### residual

- something left after other parts have been taken away
- (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

• (n.) The difference of the results obtained by observation, and by computation from a formula. • (n.) The difference between the mean of several observations and any one of them. • (a.) Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken.

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(from the article `statistics`) ...are represented by the points scattered about the line. The difference between the observed value of and the value of predicted by the estimated ... The analysis of residuals plays an important role in validating the regression model. If the error term in the regression model satisfies the four ... ...

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(L. residuus) remaining or left behind.

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(resistant) A mineral that persists in soil after weathering, either because it was resistant to weathering or because it was formed during the weathering process.

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residuary *adjective* relating to or indicating a remainder; `residual quantity`

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*[entertainment industry]* A residual is a payment made to the creator of performance art (or the performer in the work) for subsequent showings or screenings of the (usually filmed) work. A typical use is in the payment of residuals for television reruns. The word is often used in the plural form. ==Radio and television== The residual system...

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*[numerical analysis]* In these cases, the initial equation is considered as well-posed; and the residual can be considered as a measure of deviation of the approximation from the exact solution. ==Use of residuals== While one does not know the exact solution, one may look for the approximation with small residual. Residuals appear in many ar...

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**Re·sid'u·al** * adjective* [ See

__ Residue__ .] Pertaining to a residue; remaining after a part is taken.

** Residual air** * (Physiol.)* ,

that portion of air contained in the lungs which can not be expelled even by the most violent expiratory effort. It amounts to from 75 to 100 cubic inche...

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Amount of a pollutant remaining in the environment after a natural or technological process has taken place; e.g., the sludge remaining after initial wastewater treatment, or particulates remaining in air after it passes through a scrubbing or other process.

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Refers to any substance that remains after the fermentation. Typically used in relation to sugar (see below).

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Remaining or left behind. ... Origin: L. Residuus ... (18 Nov 1997) ...

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residual 1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a residue. 2. Remaining as a residue. 3. The quantity left over at the end of a process; a remainder. 4. A payment made to a performer, writer, or director for each repeat showing of a recorded television show or commercial.

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residual. The difference between the measured and predicted values of some quantity.

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Residual: Something left behind. With residual disease, the disease has not been eradicated.

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See:Residual value

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something left after other parts have been taken away

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Swimming pool chemistry: Usually refers to free available chlorine levels remaining in the pool after initial treatment or activity with contaminants.

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The difference between the observed value and the value predicted by the model under investigation. In a linefit situation, this would be the vertical difference between the line and the actual point.

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Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-zid′yū-ăl Definitions: 1. Relating to or of the nature of a residue.

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[*adj]* - relating to or indicating a remainder 2. [n] - (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

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