remanent

adjective

rem·​a·​nent ˈre-mə-nənt How to pronounce remanent (audio)
ri-ˈmā-
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: of, relating to, or characterized by remanence

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Anglo-French remanant — more at remnant

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of remanent was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Remanent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remanent. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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