Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of remain.
  • n. An act or occurrence by which someone or something remains
  • n. Remnant.
  • adj. which remains, especially after something else has been removed

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not used up

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “Anything the captain tells me to do, Presider,” Chen replied, her expression remaining neutral even when Picard flashed a mild rebuking glance in her direction.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

  • After that, the book went on a remarkable FIFTY-THREE self-contained issue run, with the entirety of Joe Kelly's run on the title remaining self-contained, and then (which makes the achievement a bit less impressive) #91-114 were part of Mike Carlin's idea (which I thought was really smart) of having stand alone arcs by various popular creative teams, rather than continuing storylines by one creative team.

    Self-Contained Title Experiment | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Grace shrugged, his expression remaining neutral as he worked.

    Creative Couplings

  • When he was disappointed, the boy would become very still, his expression remaining unchanged.

    THE DEVIL’S TEARDROP

  • The Spanish Government granted only concessions for gold-mining, the title remaining in the

    The Philippine Islands

  • Mr Williams, who has six months of his term remaining, said he was being singled out by political opponents who were unhappy he was questioning the process of the "super city" local government reform in Auckland.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Fortunate it was that Mr. Buchanan had so short a term remaining after the election of Mr. Lincoln.

    Fifty Years of Public Service

  • The ministry said the captured area is 6 kilometers outside of Vellanulliavikkal, which he called the remaining hideout of the rebels of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The ministry said the captured area is six kilometres outside of Vellanulliavikkal, which he called the remaining hideout of the rebels of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

    ReliefWeb - Headlines

  • As for the Class 2A title remaining in Chesterfield County, the road is difficult.

    TheState.com: The Buzz

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