A residual is generally a quantity left over at the end of a process. It may refer to:

  • Residual (entertainment industry), in business, one of an ongoing stream of payments for the completion of past achievements
    • Residual (entertainment industry), a payment made to the creator or performer of performance art for subsequent showings or screenings
  • ResidualVM, a game engine recreation
  • Residual claimant, in insolvent businesses, the shareholders, partners, or sole proprietor to a bankrupt organization receive any money that is left after all assets are sold and all creditors paid
  • Residual frame, in video compression
  • Residual stress, the stresses that remain in a material after the original cause of the stresses, such as external forces, heat gradient, has been removed.
  • Residual volume, the amount of air left in the lungs after a maximal exhalation

In mathematics, statistics and econometrics, residual may refer to:

  • Errors and residuals in statistics
    • Studentized residual
  • Residual time, in the theory of renewal processes
  • Residual (numerical analysis)
    • Minimal residual method
    • Generalized minimal residual method
  • Residual set, the complement of a meager set
  • Residual property (mathematics), a concept in group theory
  • Residually finite group, a specific residual property
  • The residual function attached to a residuated mapping
  • Residue (complex analysis)
  • Solow residual, in economics

Other articles related to "residual":

Residual Claimant
... In economics, the residual claimant is the agent who receives the net income (income after deducting all costs) ... Residual claimancy is generally required in order for there to be moral hazard, which is a problem typical of information asymmetry ...

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    The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement. Their truth is instantly translated; its literal monument alone remains.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)