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Resistance

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resistencia
resistance

oponer resistencia
V
to offer resistance
V

to offer resistance
V

pararle el macho a uno
V
to offer resistance
V

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English Definitions

resistance
N
the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
resistance
N
any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
resistance
N
a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
resistance
N
the military action of resisting the enemy's advance
resistance
N
(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
resistance
N
the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents
resistance
N
a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force
resistance
N
the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
resistance
N
(psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
resistance
N
an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
resistance
N
group action in opposition to those in power
resistance pyrometer
N
pyrometer that measures high temperatures by the resistance in a heated wire
resistance thermometer
N
thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the resistance of a spiral of platinum wire
resistance unit
N
the reciprocal of conductance
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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