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Engelsk navneord: resistance

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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