Noun(1) the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with(2) any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion(3) a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms(4) the military action of resisting the enemy's advance(5) (medicine(6) the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents(7) a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force(8) the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria(9) (psychiatry(10) an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current(11) group action in opposition to those in power
(1) It was also a reminder of the threat of armed resistance .(2) British mobile phone operators are likely to mount strong resistance to any flat fee, although they may be more receptive to a single tariff for the island of Ireland.(3) Dietitians also recommend eating yogurt, which can help strengthen the body's resistance to infection.(4) Nevertheless, drug resistance will continue and vigilance is necessary.(5) A resistance unit has a temperature fuse between a resistance and a terminal for deactivating a resistance circuit when the motor reaches the permissible maximum temperature.(6) Initially they will accelerate, but they will soon reach a constant terminal velocity when the air resistance around them offsets their downward acceleration.(7) Sanna hadn't even considered what she'd do if they encountered armed resistance .(8) This has led people to view armed resistance as the only means left to defend themselves.(9) Bolometers are devices whose electrical resistance changes with temperature.(10) The gene content of chromosomal segments conditioning quantitative resistance to multiple pathogens was inspected.(11) ├ö├ç├┐There was some resistance to our vintage section because some customers thought it was too expensive,├ö├ç├û said Kate.(12) There will be resistance to breaking down more than 300 years of tradition, and there are undoubtedly question marks remaining about competition issues.(13) He claimed there had been no armed resistance since Monday and that soldiers had been ordered to try and take the airport by peaceful persuasion.(14) While more young people want to live in a new home, recent research suggests resistance to modern houses is strongest among older and better-off people.(15) After his death, the legend of the ex-president's armed resistance persisted - and was embellished.(16) The speed reached by such a body depends on the ratio of the effort exerted to the resistance offered.
(1) insulation resistance :: isolasieweerstand
1. opposition to ::
2. opposition ::
3. ability to fight off ::
vermoë om te beveg
4. resistance movement ::
5. underground ::
6. resistivity ::
7. immunity ::
8. resistor ::
1. acquiescence ::
Different Formsnonresistance, resistance, resistances
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