What is Residents?

Residents definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a person who resides in a place.
a physician who joins the medical staff of a hospital as a salaried employee for a specified period to gain advanced training usually in a particular field, being in full-time attendance at the hospital and often living on the premises.
a diplomatic representative, inferior in rank to an ambassador, residing at a foreign court.

(formerly) a representative of the British governor general at a native court in India.
(formerly) the governor of a residency in the Dutch East Indies.

residing; dwelling in a place.
living or staying at a place in discharge of duty.
(of qualities) existing; intrinsic.

(of birds) not migratory.
encoded and permanently available to a computer user, as a font in a printer’s ROM or software on a CD-ROM. (of a computer program) currently active or standing by in computer memory.