Definitions and translations for "resistance"

Definition of resistance

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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

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s. resistencia, aguante, oposición; reluctancia

English - French - resistance

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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

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n. Widerstand; Untergrund

English - Indonesian - resistance

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n. perlawanan, penentangan, daga, daya tahan, gaya tahan, kebajaan, kekuatan melawan, tahanan

English - Italian - resistance

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s. resistenza; ostilità, opposizione; (fis.) resistenza di un conduttore alla corrente elettrica; organizzazione di opposizione politica clandestina

English - Polish - resistance

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n. opór {fiz.}, odporność, opornica, oporność, sprzeciw, wytrzymałość, przeciwdziałanie, buntowanie się, odpór, oparcie, ostanie się, opozycja, opozycyjność

English - Portuguese - resistance

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s. resistência; oposição; ilegalidade

English - Romanian - resistance

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n. rezistenţă, opoziţie, împotrivire, putere, reostat

English - Russian - resistance

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с. сопротивление, противодействие, сопротивляемость, катушка сопротивления, резистор

English - Turkish - resistance

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i. direnç, direnme, metanet, dayanma, dayanıklılık, karşı koyma, mukavemet, dayanma gücü, karşı çıkma, karşı gelme, tahammül, rezistans

English - Ukrainian - resistance

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n. опір, оборона, протидія

English - Dutch - resistance

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zn. tegenstand; ondergrondse, illegale beweging

English - Greek - resistance

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ουσ. αντίσταση, αντοχή

English - Arabic - resistance

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‏مقاومة، صمود، صلابة، معاندة، مناهضة، ملف مقاومة، المقاومة السرية‏

English - Chinese - resistance

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(名) 抵抗, 反抗; 抗性; 抵抗力; 耐性

English - Chinese - resistance

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(名) 抵抗, 反抗; 抗性; 抵抗力; 耐性

English - Hindi - resistance

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n. विरोध, प्रतिरोध, रुकाव, बाधा, बाधा डालना, विद्युत्‌-रोध
v. रोकना, विरोध करना

English - Japanese - resistance

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(名) 抵抗; 反対; 抵抗器; 抵抗力

English - Korean - resistance

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명. 저항, 반대; 전기저항(전기학); 지하 저항군

English - Vietnamese - resistance

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n. sự chống cự, sức cản, sức chống lại, điện trở
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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