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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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