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Resistance (IPA: /ɹiˈzɪstəns/, /ɹɪˈzɪstəns/)


Resistance (n.)

The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active.

Resistance (n.)

The quality of not yielding to force or external pressure; that power of a body which acts in opposition to the impulse or pressure of another, or which prevents the effect of another power; as, the resistance of the air to a body passing through it; the resistance of a target to projectiles.

Resistance (n.)

A means or method of resisting; that which resists.

Resistance (n.)

A certain hindrance or opposition to the passage of an electrical current or discharge offered by conducting bodies. It bears an inverse relation to the conductivity, -- good conductors having a small resistance, while poor conductors or insulators have a very high resistance. The unit of resistance is the ohm.

Resistance

Oppositional behavior when an individual's unconscious defenses of the ego are threatened by an external source

Resistance

In ecology, property of communities or populations to remain " essentially unchanged " when subject to disturbance

Resistance

The ability of a military unit to continue to oppose an attack

Resistance

Procedural law

Resistance

Muse song

Resistance Synonyms

Electrical Resistance, Electric Resistance, Resistivity, Ohmic Resistanc, Impedance

Resistance Synonyms

Immunity

Resistance Synonyms

Opposition

Resistance Synonyms

Resistor

Resistance Synonyms

Underground

Spanish Translation

Resistance in Spanish is Resistencia

Tagalog Translation

Resistance in Tagalog is Paglaban

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A mediator? But I thought the Palace and the Resistance couldn't even be in the same room! Let alone... talking!" - Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An army ought to be ready every moment to offer all the resistance of which it is capable." - Napoleon I of France

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Few new truths have ever won their way against the resistance of established ideas save by being overstated." - Isaiah Berlin

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I support the Intifada of the Palestinian people.. .And I welcome the national and Islamic resistance efforts in Lebanon." - Taj El-Din Hilaly

Example Sentence (Quote)

" National Resistance Program .[Quote?]" - World War II


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