# Residual

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

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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)