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Engelsk substantiv: 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)opposition

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaction

Mere spesifikke uttrykkanti-takeover defense, lockout, reaction

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmechanical phenomenon

Mere spesifikke uttrykkacoustic impedance, acoustic reactance, acoustic resistance, drag, friction, retarding force, rubbing

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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkelectrical phenomenon

Mere spesifikke uttrykkohmage

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe enemy offered little resistance.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaction, military action

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

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)immunity

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcondition, status

Mere spesifikke uttrykkacquired immunity, immunogenicity, innate immunity, natural immunity

Overordnet kategorimedical 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 spesifikke uttrykkcapability, capacity

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)underground

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrevolutionary group

Mere spesifikke uttrykkMaquis

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdeadness, unresponsiveness

Overordnet kategoribacteria, bacterium

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkinvoluntariness, unwillingness

Overordnet kategoripsychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)resistor

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkelectrical device

Mere spesifikke uttrykkballast, ballast resistor, barretter, potential divider, rheostat, variable resistor, voltage divider

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenecircuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgroup action

Mere spesifikke uttrykkconfrontation, contravention, defiance, dispute, dissent, insubordination, objection, obstructionism, opposition, protest, rebellion, rebelliousness, sales resistance

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