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Noun: remainder  ri'meyn-du(r)
  1. Something left after other parts have been taken away
    "there was no remainder";
    - balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest
  2. The part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor
  3. The number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend
    - difference
  4. A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    - end, remnant, oddment
Verb: remainder  ri'meyn-du(r)
  1. Sell cheaply as remainders
    "The publisher remaindered the books"

Derived forms: remaindered, remaindering, remainders

Type of: component, component part, constituent, flog [Brit], number, part, piece of cloth, piece of material, portion, sell

Encyclopedia: Remainder