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Remaining; residual. That little hope that is remanent hath its degree according to the infancy or growth of the habit. (Jer.

(Science: physics) Taylor) Remanent magnetism, magnetism which remains in a body that has little coercive force after the magnetizing force is withdrawn, as soft iron.

Synonym: residual magnetism.

Origin: L. Remanens, p. Pr. Of remanere. See Remain, and cf. Remnant.

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