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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rem·nant /ˈrɛmnənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rem·nant a.  Remaining; yet left. [R.] “Because of the remnant dregs of his disease.”
 And quiet dedicate her remnant life
 To the just duties of an humble wife.   --Prior.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rem·nant, n.
 1. That which remains after a part is removed, destroyed, used up, performed, etc.; residue.
    The remnant that are left of the captivity.   --Neh. i. 3.
 The remnant of my tale is of a length
 To tire your patience.   --Dryden.
 2. A small portion; a slight trace; a fragment; a little bit; a scrap.
    Some odd quirks and remnants of wit.   --Shak.
 3. Com. An unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc.
 Syn: -- Residue; rest; remains; remainder.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a small part or portion that remains after the main part no
           longer exists [syn: leftover]
      2: a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been
         used or sold [syn: end, remainder, oddment]