Definition of resistance Pronunciation
Noun
1. The act of resisting, or the capacity to resist.
Widespread resistance to the new urban development plans
The resistance of bacteria to certain antibiotics
2. A force that tends to oppose motion.
3. Shortened form of electrical resistance.
4. An underground organization engaged in a struggle for liberation from forceful occupation.
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English - Spanish - resistance Pronunciation
s. resistencia, aguante, oposición; reluctancia
English - French - resistance Pronunciation
n. résistance, opposition; obstacle; conductance, élément passif d'un circuit électrique (Electricité); résistance, opposition des habitants d'un pays à l' action d'un occupant; opposition des Français à l'action de l'occupant allemand et de l'occupation de Vichy durant la seconde guerre mondiale
English - German - resistance Pronunciation
n. Widerstand; Untergrund
English - Italian - resistance Pronunciation
s. resistenza; ostilità, opposizione; (fis.) resistenza di un conduttore alla corrente elettrica; organizzazione di opposizione politica clandestina
English - Portuguese - resistance Pronunciation
s. resistência; oposição; ilegalidade
English - Russian - resistance Pronunciation
с. сопротивление, противодействие, сопротивляемость, катушка сопротивления, резистор
English - Turkish - resistance Pronunciation
i. direnç, direnme, metanet, dayanma, dayanıklılık, karşı koyma, mukavemet, dayanma gücü, karşı çıkma, karşı gelme, tahammül, rezistans
English - Dutch - resistance Pronunciation
zn. tegenstand; ondergrondse, illegale beweging
English - Greek - resistance Pronunciation
ουσ. αντίσταση, αντοχή
English - Chinese - resistance Pronunciation
(名) 抵抗, 反抗; 抗性; 抵抗力; 耐性
English - Chinese - resistance Pronunciation
(名) 抵抗, 反抗; 抗性; 抵抗力; 耐性
English - Japanese - resistance Pronunciation
(名) 抵抗; 反対; 抵抗器; 抵抗力
English - Korean - resistance Pronunciation
명. 저항, 반대; 전기저항(전기학); 지하 저항군


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Synonyms for resistance
1. fighting back: warding off, insubordination, insurgency
2. hindering: opposition, impeding, obstruction, blocking, hindrance, halting
3. durability: invulnerability, immunity, hardness, endurance, impenetrability, immovability