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remnant (s) (noun), remnants (pl)
1. A fragment or a small part of something which is left when other sections or groups of people are gone: Some new writers were hired by the newspaper when the remnants of the previous staff were lost in an aircraft that was destroyed by an explosion.

Sally used the remaining pieces or remnants of fabric which were in a box to make a patchwork quilt.
2. Etymology: from Latin remanere, "to remain"; from re-, "back" + manere, "to stay."

Relating to a surviving remainder.
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supernova remnants
The gas cloud ejected by the explosion of a supernova that spreads out into space, perhaps for millions of years.

During this time, the stellar remnants radiate huge amounts o energy, not only as visible radiation, or light, but also as X-rays and radio waves.

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