• IPA: /ɹɛˈzɪ.dju.ʌm/


residuum (plural residuums)

  1. The residue, remainder or rest of something
  2. (chemistry) The solid material remaining after the liquid in which it was dissolved has been evaporated; a residue.
  3. (fuzzy logic) A binary function from [0,1] × [0,1] to [0,1] which is defined in terms of the t-norm as follows: x \rightarrow y = \sup \{ z | z * x \leqslant y\}, where * denotes the t-norm function and \sup denotes the supremum.
    The residuum of the minimum t-norm is a function \rightarrow such that x \rightarrow y = \begin{cases} y, & \text{if } x > y \\ 1, & \text{if } x \leqslant y .\end{cases}
  4. (legal) The residue of an estate

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