Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The magnetic induction that remains in a material after removal of the magnetizing field.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The magnetization left behind in a medium after an external magnetic field is removed.
  • n. The state of being remanent; continuance; permanence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being remanent; continuance; permanence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being remanent; continuance; permanence.
  • n. That which remains; a residuum.
  • n. Residual magnetism; the flux density remaining in a magnetic circuit after the magnetizing force has ceased.

Etymologies

From Middle English remanent, remaining, from Latin remanēns, remanent-, present participle of remanēre, to remain; see remain.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • I do not wish to call your attention here to the disproportion of the sentence but to its remanence and to the astonishment if not downright indignation this situation provokes in all who cherish the United States because they cherish liberty.

    Bernard-Henri Lévy: And to Think That We Still Have to Argue Against the Death Penalty

  • On a hot summer day I came looking for water in a place where no water exists, the way dowsers do when they search for trapped, underground places, seeking out the ghost of water, its remanence.

    My (Imaginary) Dinner With Lydia Davis

  • It is possible to lose the permanent magnetic field (remanence of the iron), which disables the machine from self-starting.

    1. Synchronous generator

  • St. Augustine nor Calvin denied the remanence of the will in the fallen spirit; but they, and Luther as well as they, objected to the flattering epithet 'free' will.

    The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • Raphaël Zarka believes that the world is inhabited by phantoms, reoccurring forms and remanence.

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  • The RCMP's technical security branch found that DSX left traces of sensitive data on newer drives that can be read by modern devices, a sticky problem known as "data remanence."

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  • According to Prophecy the Messiah which the Goyim worship will reveil himself as the Anti-Christ plunging the remanence of the free world into a Satanic totalitarian one world government headed by an unaccountable extension of the UN bringing depths of exploitation and inhumane barbarity upon mankind for a millennium.

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  • According to Prophecy the Messiah which the Goyim worship will reveil himself as the Anti-Christ plunging the remanence of the free world into a Satanic totalitarian one world government headed by an unaccountable extension of the UN bringing depths of exploitation and inhumane barbarity upon mankind for a millennium. posted by godseyeview at 9: 59 PM on September 7

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  • According to Prophecy the Messiah which the Goyim worship will reveil himself as the Anti-Christ plunging the remanence of the free world into a Satanic totalitarian one world government headed by an unaccountable extension of the UN bringing depths of exploitation and inhumane barbarity upon mankind for a millennium. posted by godseyeview at 6: 59 PM on September 7

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  • I don't believe in Beatles -- writes "According to Prophecy the Messiah which the Goyim worship will reveil himself as the Anti-Christ plunging the remanence of the free world into a Satanic totalitarian one world government headed by an unaccountable extension of the UN bringing depths of exploitation and inhumane barbarity upon mankind for a millennium."

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  • Do you think wishfilm is just a custom madeupical?

    July 19, 2012

  • "The wishfilm we leave on our walks glistens on the city's hard surfaces like the luminous imprint of fish scales left on a butcher's block hours after the fish was caught, cut, and cooked—outside of time. It still glistens, still pulsates, reaching out to strangers, calling out to them, sometimes long after we're gone. The remanence of our presence, our lingering afterimage on this city—the best of us."
    Alibis: Essays on Elsewhere by André Aciman, p 155 of the FSG hardcover

    July 18, 2012

  • "The highbrow or hurried reader will be content with knowing that her "As White As..." was said to have caught the very marrow of the icy city. But that is of little use to really measure the remanence of her name to the olde-New."
    Aurorarama by Jean-Christophe Valtat, p 103

    July 22, 2011