remanent

adjective
rem·​a·​nent | \ ˈre-mə-nənt How to pronounce remanent (audio) , ri-ˈmā- \

Definition of remanent

2 : of, relating to, or characterized by remanence

First Known Use of remanent

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for remanent

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

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“Remanent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remanent. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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