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1. resistance (om handling) the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens.
Despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)opposition

Mindre specifikke termeraction

Mere specifikke termeranti-takeover defense, lockout, reaction

2. resistance (om fænomen) any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

Mindre specifikke termermechanical phenomenon

Mere specifikke termeracoustic impedance, acoustic reactance, acoustic resistance, drag, friction, retarding force, rubbing

3. resistance (om fænomen) a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)electric resistance, electrical resistance, impedance, ohmic resistance, resistivity

Mindre specifikke termerelectrical phenomenon

Mere specifikke termerohmage

4. resistance (om handling) the military action of resisting the enemy's advance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe enemy offered little resistance.

Mindre specifikke termeraction, military action

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

5. resistance (om tilstand) (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)immunity

Mindre specifikke termercondition, status

Mere specifikke termeracquired immunity, immunogenicity, innate immunity, natural immunity

Overordnet emneområdemedical specialty, medicine

6. resistance (om tilstand) the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThese trees are widely planted because of their resistance to salt and smog.

Mindre specifikke termercapability, capacity

7. resistance (om gruppe) a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)underground

Mindre specifikke termerrevolutionary group

Mere specifikke termerMaquis

8. resistance (om egenskab) the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)

Mindre specifikke termerdeadness, unresponsiveness

Overordnet emneområdebacteria, bacterium

9. resistance (om egenskab) (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness

Mindre specifikke termerinvoluntariness, unwillingness

Overordnet emneområdepsychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology

10. resistance (om genstand) an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)resistor

Mindre specifikke termerelectrical device

Mere specifikke termerballast, ballast resistor, barretter, potential divider, rheostat, variable resistor, voltage divider

Omfatter disse overordnede termercircuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit

11. resistance (om handling) group action in opposition to those in power

Mindre specifikke termergroup action

Mere specifikke termerconfrontation, contravention, defiance, dispute, dissent, insubordination, objection, obstructionism, opposition, protest, rebellion, rebelliousness, sales resistance

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