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Definitions of resist

  1. refuse to comply Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. elude, esp. in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. fight back, also metaphorically; "His body protested against the harsh training" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. elude, especially in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. Something that resists or prevents a certain action; Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A substance applied to a surface, as of metal, to prevent the action on it of acid or other chemical agent. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To stand against; to withstand; to obstruct. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To strive against; to endeavor to counteract, defeat, or frustrate; to act in opposition to; to oppose. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To counteract, as a force, by inertia or reaction. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To be distasteful to. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To make opposition. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. A substance used to prevent a color or mordant from fixing on those parts to which it has been applied, either by acting machanically in preventing the color, etc., from reaching the cloth, or chemically in changing the color so as to render it incapable of fixing itself in the fibers.. The pastes prepared for this purpose are called resist pastes. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To oppose; try to conquer or ward off. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. To offer opposition; refuse to obey or agree. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. To strive against: to oppose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. RESISTIBLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. RESISTIBILITY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. To oppose; with stand. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. To oppose or obstruct; withstand. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Resistance. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. Resistible. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. A substance to preserve the parts white in calico-printing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. To withstand; to act in opposition to; to strive against; to baflle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  28. To act in opposition to; to strive or act against; to withstand; to make opposition. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  29. A sort of paste or mixture to preserve portions of white colour in print-dyeing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  30. A substance used to prevent a color or mordant from fixing on those parts to which it has been applied, either by acting machanically in preventing the color, etc., from reaching the cloth, or chemically in changing the color so as to render it incapable of fixing itself in the fibers; also called reserve. The pastes prepared for this purpose are called resist pastes. dictgcide_fs
  31. r[=e]-zist', v.t. to strive against: to oppose.--v.i. to make opposition.--n. a composition applied to a surface to enable it to resist chemical action: a material, as a paste, applied to a fabric to prevent the action of a dye or mordant from affecting the parts not to be coloured.--ns. RESIS'TAL (obs.); RESIS'TANCE, act of resisting: opposition: (mech.) the power of a body which acts in opposition to the impulse of another: (electr.) that property of a conductor in virtue of which the passage of a current through it is accompanied with a dissipation of energy; RESIS'TANCE-BOX, a box containing one or more resistance-coils; RESIS'TANCE-COIL, a coil of wire which offers a resistance to the passage of a current of electricity; RESIS'TANT, one who, or that which, resists.--adjs. RESIS'TANT, RESIS'TENT, making resistance.--ns. RESIS'TER; RESISTIBIL'ITY, RESIS'TIBLENESS.--adj. RESIS'TIBLE.--advs. RESIS'TIBLY; RESIS'TINGLY.--adj. RESIS'TIVE.--adv. RESIS'TIVELY.--n. RESISTIV'ITY.--adj. RESIST'LESS, irresistible: unresisting, unable to resist.--adv. RESIST'LESSLY.--ns. RESIST'LESSNESS; RESIST'-STYLE, in calico printing, the process of dyeing in a pattern by the use of a resist; RESIST'-WORK, calico printing, in which the pattern is produced by means of resist which preserves parts uncoloured. [Fr.,--L. resist[)e]re--re-, against, sist[)e]re, to make to stand.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  32. Stop course of, successfully oppose, keep off or out, prevent from penetrating, repel, be proof against or unaffected or uninjured by, abstain from, (projectile, weapon, edge, frost, heat, moisture, attack, temptation, power, infection, influence, suggestion, &c.; who can r. God\'s will?; cannot r. a joke, must make it if it suggests itself, or must be amused by it), whence resistible a., resistless a. (poet.), resistlessly adv.; strive against, oppose, try to impede, refuse to comply with; offer resistance, make opposition, whence or cogn. resistant, resistent, resistive, aa., resister n. (passive r., person refusing on grounds of justice to pay education rate). (N.) composition applied to surfaces for protection from some agent employed on them, esp. to parts of calico that are not to take dye. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  33. (Chem.) A substance used to prevent a dye from colouring any but the required parts. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy

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