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At then end of the lease, you can purchase the car for its remaining residual value.
  something left after most of what was there is gone
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  • At then end of the lease, you can purchase the car for its remaining residual value.
  • Studying math and science has residual benefits when studying other subjects.
  • People are beginning to appreciate the importance of managing residual herbicides in soil.
  • Residual products from the desalination are pumped back into the sea.

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  • "After this amount of time we might see behavioral evidence," Dr. P. said, "but there is no residual physical damage."
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • Aside from the residual tenderness in and around his nuts, Colin’s entire body was sore from a day spent walking and running and shooting and getting hit.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • He could hear the residual rage in my voice.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Or perhaps it is truer that forgiveness is inexhaustible, that it is miraculously depthless and renewing as long as you so wish it, no matter what has become of it, no matter how residual and meager.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • I take another deep breath and let it out slowly, making sure all residual feelings are under control.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • For one thing, he discovered that even after all these months she had the residual effects of scurvy.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • Others disintegrated on their own as the residual power of Diocletian’s scepter finally failed.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Still, I took the politely proffered paw and shook it warmly, resisting the urge to wipe a certain residual stickiness on my skirt.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • MAYBE IT WAS THE RESIDUAL ENERGY FROM THE POWER she’d practiced, combined with the excitement of a new job, but Iona felt she could have sprinted all the way to the village.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • The residual smoke from the feathers has made my eyes teary, which adds a very nice touch.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • For a while, they’re obscured by the residual blood droplets that I can’t seem to wipe from my vision.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Their fights didn’t so much end as dissipate, like a drop of ink in a bowl of water, with a residual taint that lingered.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • The downpour ends and there’s only the residual drippings of water from branches, the rush of the now overflowing stream below us.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • When the bathroom door slammed shut behind him, she walked over to the bed—neatly made up, no residual silver on the coverlet—and sank down, putting her head in her hands.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • The residual life aura can interfere with spells?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • He has never had the medical tests which would definitely prove or disprove the existence of residual brain damage.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • We have residual heat signatures all over the place.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • In his water you will administer the residual poison developed by the late Piter de Vries.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • She pointed out the obvious as they drove-that the first daffodils had pushed their brave heads through the snow on the median strip of Main Street; that the Sterling College crew team was training on the Connecticut River, the bows of their boats breaking through the residual ice.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • It could locate harbor mines by wave-motion deformities and it could obtain a precise photograph of a factory from the residual heat of the building four hours after it had shut down.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Reassuringly, their place, where none could hear them talk, being secluded, reassured, the decocted beverages, allowing for subsolid residual sediment of a mechanical mixture, water plus sugar plus cream plus cocoa, having been consumed.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • This was no solution, however, since the residual decay heat was sufficient to melt everything in the compartment.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • I can so clearly see you demanding something from the performing arts that just isn’t residual there.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • She has moved on from Katrina in many ways, and yet the residual effects arrive at unexpected times.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • Lights-out never really meant lights-out—there was always some residual bulb shining somewhere in the prison.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • He didn’t even stay around to shower after workout, which means in an hour he’ll feel like he’s staked on an anthill from the residual chlorine.
    Chris Crutcher  --  Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
  • Their lifters could fail but, even so, the residual charge in the EM generators would allow the aircar to descend safely from any altitude.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • He moved the flashlight away, but she still saw residual circles of light.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • Subject successfully eliminated flames and further sapped residual heat from logs.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • I was shaking with fear, with residual terror that took all the strength out of me.
    Octavia Butler  --  Kindred
  • The MTs treated her for the drug, but she’ll have some residual effects.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • A few residual waves slapped the ship’s side, and then the ocean was calm.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • Any residual gratitude Max felt for Peter’s past aid vanished in an instant.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • He was diagnosed as having a kidney infection, one that he believes was facilitated by residual tissue damage from the Shiga toxins.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • I can’t tell if it’s because of what Dominique just said, or if it’s residual curiosity concerning what I told her earlier in the evening, about her son’s medical aspirations.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • Our American Cousin starts at eight, and his plan will go into action shortly after ten P.M. If all goes well, any residual effects of the afternoon’s alcohol will have worn off by then.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • She has just enough residual energy to swing into their driveway.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • She is gliding down the antebellum tree-lined lanes of White Columns, one microplantation after another, still coasting on the residual kinetic energy boost that originated in the fuel in Studley the Teenager’s gas tank.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • There’s no way of removing the residual poison.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • His duty electrician moved along the electrical control panels switching from main power to emergency, since residual steam power in the turboalternators would die in a few more seconds.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Victims are marked by beet-colored tattoos that cause residual pain for many years.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • This established a firm seal between the two vessels, and the residual water was pumped out.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Indeed, I’m sure it was both my residual Calvinism and my clerical disguise—also that damnable church bell—which helped cause me to falter so badly when Sophie woke me.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Only a few emergency lights remained on from residual battery power.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • RESIDUAL POISON: an innovation attributed to the Mentat Piter de Vries whereby the body is impregnated with a substance for which repeated antidotes must be administered.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
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