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Meanings and phrases
- the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; opposition
- any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
- a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms; electric resistance; electrical resistance; impedance; resistivity; ohmic resistance
- the military action of resisting the enemy's advance
- (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease; immunity
- the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents
- the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
- (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
- group action in opposition to those in power
- an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current; resistor
- a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force; underground
First of October Antifascist Resistance Group
- an armed wing of the (illegal) Communist Party of Spain; seeks to overthrow the Spanish government and replace it with a Marxist-Leninist regime; GRAPO
Islamic Resistance Movement
- a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing; Hamas
Lord 's Resistance Army
- a quasi-religious rebel group in Uganda that terrorized and raped women and kidnapped children who were forced to serve in the army
- opposition to the flow of sound through a surface; acoustic resistance is the real component of acoustic impedance and acoustic reactance is the imaginary component; acoustic impedance; acoustic reactance
- a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms; electrical resistance; impedance; resistance; resistivity; ohmic resistance
- a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms; electric resistance; impedance; resistance; resistivity; ohmic resistance
- This creates electrical resistance, which must be overcome.
- It also has high electrical resistance.
- When various gases are passed over a polycrystalline ceramic, its electrical resistance changes.
- the least effortful way to do something; least effort
- peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate; passive resistance; nonviolence
- Throughout his career, Ginzburg advocated nonviolent resistance.
- Its supporters used mass nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience to achieve their aims.
- They often form part of a larger campaign of nonviolent resistance, often also called civil resistance.
- a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms; electric resistance; electrical resistance; impedance; resistance; resistivity
- peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate; nonviolent resistance; nonviolence
- 2018 ECUA Headquarters: Suhor was arrested for trespass and passive resistance on 22 February.
- During the 1933 election, he recommended passive resistance and abstention, rather than ideological combat, as methods of raising awareness at the top.
- From Irving Stowe, Jim Bohlen learned of a form of passive resistance, "bearing witness", where objectionable activity is protested simply by mere presence.
- the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection; collector's item; showpiece
- the most important dish of a meal
- pyrometer that measures high temperatures by the resistance in a heated wire
- thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the resistance of a spiral of platinum wire; platinum thermometer
- the reciprocal of conductance
- resistance by potential customers to aggressive selling practices
- For resistance against "quantum" computers, see below.
- During resistance against the French, I was Nguyen Thiet.
- He led the Nandi resistance against British colonial rule.
- In response, a resistance movement developed.
- During World War II, he worked in the resistance movement.
- His entire family joined the Norwegian resistance movement.
- The Polish policy was met with armed resistance.
- Martial law was imposed, and all armed resistance collapsed.
- This campaign marked the beginning of Cossack armed resistance against the Red Army
- The camp was taken with little resistance.
- Smith collapsed in 3 rounds, having offered little resistance.
- The Indigenous offered little resistance and casualties were minimal.
- The leader of the Zeth resistance group Ice Flame.
- At this point, Vila formed a clandestine resistance group.
- They collaborated with the resistance group centered on that led by .
- News of Culala's successful raid raised morale for resistance fighters.
- Previous SOE intelligence suggested that there were resistance fighters in the area.
- There was no resistance made against the second posse.
- The surprise led to virtually no resistance in other areas of Khuzestan.
- Facing no resistance, al-Awhad took possession of Akhlat later that year.
- These protests were met with strong resistance from the population majority.
- His proposals for reform met strong resistance and defense of the status quo.
- Although its marzaban Aparviz put up a strong resistance, he was forced to surrender.
- This would become one of the first Cretan resistance groups.
- By late 1943 the resistance groups began to fight amongst themselves.
- Various resistance groups form in occupied Europe against the oppressive regime.
- On 21 January French and Malian troops entered Diabaly without resistance.
- Rey was already in Muslim hands and Nishapur surrendered without resistance.
- This abduction, which usually took place in the night, was not without resistance.
- High fat oxidation was responsible for the insulin resistance.
- One of these is resistin which has been linked to obesity, insulin resistance, and Type 2 diabetes.
- This stress is emerging as a potential cause of damage in hypoxia/ischemia, insulin resistance, and other disorders.
- Local tribes put up fierce resistance to the Spanish forces.
- This time, however, he met with fierce resistance and ill-fortune.
- Despite this, the charter provoked fierce resistance from the palace.
- Ultimately she is killed by Caprica Six to protect Anders, a resistance fighter.
- As the company rehearses a play, Adam, a resistance fighter, bursts in and is hidden by the actors.
- Bulajić was a resistance fighter in World War II having joined the Yugoslav Partisans group at the age of 13.
- The Persians put up stiff resistance but were defeated and surrendered.
- On 7 June, they faced stiff resistance from the sepoys at the Flagstaff Tower.
- On 25 July the Germans faced stiff resistance with a Soviet bridgehead west of Kalach.
- Naturally occurring antibiotic resistance is common.
- Her Ph.D. was on the mechanisms of multiple antibiotic resistance.
- Her field of work is antibiotic resistance and bacterial evolvability.
- PREN alone is not an indicator of corrosion resistance.
- Protective coatings ensure excellent corrosion resistance of metal parts.
- These metals are used in applications where corrosion resistance is important.
- His forces were considered the most effective of all the various Afghan resistance movements.
- An early proponent of Texas independence, he took part in the 1812–1813 Magee, Gutiérrez and Toledo resistance movements.
- The Greek Resistance, one of the most effective resistance movements in Europe, fought vehemently against the Nazis and their collaborators.
- However, Alexander met with resistance at Gaza.
- Initially, the idea of using ultrasound imaging was met with resistance.
- When first established, the NFWW was met with resistance from others within the trade union movement.
- She worked with the Polish resistance during World War II.
- Testing for resistance during an outbreak can help determine appropriate future choices.
- He had survived the Holocaust and was a member of the Dutch resistance during World War II.
- Additionally, drug resistance can be acquired through epigenetic mechanisms.
- The problem of drug resistance in malaria has driven efforts to develop vaccines.
- The plague bacterium could develop drug resistance and again become a major health threat.
- A local resistance movement soon emerged.
- Damascus was captured with little local resistance on 24 July 1920.
- By 1925 there was local resistance, for example in the Kazakh Republic by Nikolai Yezhov.
- The Canadians met heavy resistance and captured Falaise on 16 August.
- But, on May 8, Grant met heavy resistance at the famous Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse.
- After making gains north of the capital, they met heavy resistance by Taliban forces inside Kabul.
- The design is a burying variety, and once well set can develop high resistance.
- This misnamed juniper species could be worked with immediately after felling, and it has high resistance to rot and wood worms.
- The persistence of these compounds is due to the high resistance to oxidation, reduction, addition, elimination and electrophilic substitution.
- For the Hyperloop concept to work on Earth, low-pressure tubes are required to reduce air resistance.
- Other than air resistance, there is no wasted energy from cycling while standing, if it is done correctly.
- If anything, because of the decreased air resistance, the top speed of the car also increased accordingly.
- After the war broke out, Boniecki joined the Polish underground resistance.
- When the Nazi Party came to power in 1933, he joined the underground resistance.
- They begin by selling bootleg chocolate, and go on to join an underground resistance organization.
- Potashes are substances that contain potassium which promotes disease resistance and helps to build starches and sugars.
- Many became exaptations, taking on new functions like participating in cell division, protein routing, and even disease resistance.
- Due to its inability to reproduce sexually, there is no possibility of increasing the plant's genetic diversity to promote disease resistance.
- At the time, the U.S. fighters simply could not put up much resistance.
- The government in Batavia (Jakarta) did not, on the whole, offer much resistance.
- Armies of Germany and Austria-Hungary then started to occupy the land without much resistance.
- Kei has fallen in love with a draft resistance leader, Frankie Suzuki.
- During her travels she met with then-detained resistance leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
- He was the brother of Abdul Haq, a well-known resistance leader against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
- Along with thirteen other resistance members, they headed to Mersa Matruh, Egypt.
- All of works excluding Jaeger were made by resistance members active against their occupants.
- As a doctor Ivan Sosnin forged health certificates to exempt several resistance members from forced labour.
- Typical values for the coefficient of rolling resistance are 0.001.
- The smooth rail and reduced rolling resistance allowed larger cars to be used in all weather.
- Generally the force of rolling resistance is less than that associated with kinetic friction.
- Trichomes are small protuberances that create water resistance.
- Its streamlined shape helps it to reduce water resistance whilst swimming.
- Gelatin dynamites containing nitroglycerine have a degree of water resistance.
- He developed a particularly strong relationship with the Palestinians and the Fatah resistance forces.
- After expanding his influence outside the valley, Massoud increased his resistance forces to 13,000 fighters by 1989.
- When the resistance forces gave the signal, the buildings of the ghetto and the German warehouses at its edge were set ablaze.
- He supported "organized resistance to organized resistance."
- This time, the Dzungarian feudal lords had to face more a organized resistance.
- After initial resistance, the terms were eventually accepted.
- There was some initial resistance to the country music format.
- Despite much initial resistance, the area has been free of street peddlers since that time.
- Graham's force then advanced to Tokar, encountering no further resistance.
- Eventually Kidd decided that further resistance was useless and ceased firing.
- He capitulated only when further resistance had become impossible and useless."