residual power

power retained by a governmental authority after certain powers have been delegated to other authorities.

1915–20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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In a few instances noise levels could increase if excessive residual power currents flow in the shield as a result of bonding.
There was no residual power in the hydraulic system related to the auger.
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