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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. remaining or persisting especially after an electrical or magnetic influence is removed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That which remains; a remnant; a residue.
  • adj. Remaining; residual.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Remaining.
  • Additional; other: as, the moderator and remanent members of a church court.
  • n. The part remaining; remnant.


From Latin remanens, present participle of remanere ("to remain"). (Wiktionary)



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