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Definitions of Surplus

Pronunciation : Sur"plus
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F., fr. sur over + plus more. See Sur-, and Plus, and cf. Superplus.]
Definition : 1. That which remains when use or need is satisfied, or when a limit is reached; excess; overplus.

2. Specifically, an amount in the public treasury at any time greater than is required for the ordinary purposes of the government.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sur"plus
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Being or constituting a surplus; more than sufficient; as, surplus revenues; surplus population; surplus words. When the price of corn falleth, men give over surplus tillage, and break no more ground. Carew.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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