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remanent

[rem-uh-nuh nt] /ˈrɛm ə nənt/
adjective
1.
remaining; left behind.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin remanent- (stem of remanēns), present participle of remanēre. See remain, -ent
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Examples from the web for remanent
  • remanent magnetization is the permanent magnetization of rock and is not dependent on any contemporary external field.
  • Rocks containing magnetic minerals may have two kinds of magnetization: induced and remanent.
  • Defines magnetic anomaly, induced and remanent magnetism in rocks, and describes magnetic anomaly maps.
  • Generally strongly magnetic with reversed remanent magnetism.
British Dictionary definitions for remanent

remanent

/ˈrɛmənənt/
adjective
1.
(rare) remaining or left over
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Word Origin and History for remanent
adj.

"remaining," mid-15c., from Latin remanentem (nominative (see remanens), present participle of remanere (see remain (v.)).

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