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re·sid·u·al  audio  (r-zj-l) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a residue.
  2. Remaining as a residue.
NOUN:
  1. The quantity left over at the end of a process; a remainder.
  2. A payment made to a performer, writer, or director for each repeat showing of a recorded television show or commercial. Often used in the plural.


OTHER FORMS:
re·sidu·al·ly(Adverb)


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