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  1. remnant

    • IPA[ˈrɛmnənt]

    英式

    • n.
      a part or quantity that is left after the greater part has been used, removed, or destroyed;a piece of cloth left when the greater part has been used or sold
    • adj.
      remaining
    • noun: remnant, plural noun: remnants

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a part or quantity that is left after the greater part has been used, removed, or destroyed the bogs are an endangered remnant of a primeval landscape 同義詞 remains, remainder, leftovers, leavings, residue, ... 更多
    • a piece of cloth left when the greater part has been used or sold he sat sewing patchwork cushions with all the remnants 同義詞 scrap, piece, bit, fragment, shred, ... 更多
    • a surviving trace a remnant of the past
    • 2. a small minority of people who will remain faithful to God and so be saved (in allusion to biblical prophecies concerning Israel) if any one ceases to be a witness, he ceases to be one of the remnant

    形容詞

    • 1. remaining remnant strands of hair