Resistance

The internal structure of wires even in the best conductors opposes the flow of electric current and converts some current into heat. This internal friction-like effect is called resistance and is measured in ohms. Resistance equals Voltage divided by Amperage.
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resistance

The unyielding of material to destructive acids and tough environments
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resistance

(from the article `mechanics`) In all of this discussion, the effects of air resistance (to say nothing of wind and other more complicated phenomena) have been neglected. These ... ...the shape of a hull, but often the primary factor is the dynamic interaction of the hull with the water. The interactions that govern the ... [2 relate...
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resistance

(from the article `plant disease`) Disease-resistant varieties of plants offer an effective, safe, and relatively inexpensive method of control for many crop diseases. Most available ... ...parasite population encounters a new plant host. Most host individuals will not be able to detect the presence of the parasite. Certain host ... ...
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Resistance

(i) Chartist
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Resistance

(i) Chartist’s term for when prices appear reluctant to move beyond a certain level. (ii) A type of wire used in electrical heating.
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resistance

(re-zis´tәns) opposition, or counteracting force, as opposition of a conductor to passage of electricity or other energy or substance. the natural ability of a normal organism to remain unaffected by noxious agents in its environment; see also immunity. in psychology or psychiatry, conscious ...
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resistance

[n] - any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion 2. [n] - the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria) 3. [n] - (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness 4. [n] - group action in opposi...
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Resistance

• (n.) A means or method of resisting; that which resists. • (n.) The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active. • (n.) The quality of not yielding to force or external pressure; that power of a body which acts in opposition to the impulse or pressure of another, or which prevents the effect of another power; as, the resistance...
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resistance

noun (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
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resistance

noun group action in opposition to those in power
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Resistance

(Ohms) The Force That Opposes Electricity—unit of measure.
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Resistance

(R) Also known as DC Resistance, this is the measure of a component’s resistance to direct current. Resistance is influenced by what the component is made of and how it is shaped. Resistivity is measured in ohm meters and abbreviated as R. LCR Meter specifications will explain the range of resistance that the meter is able to measure
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Resistance

[Doctor Who audio] The Companion Chronicles `talking books` are each narrated by one of the Doctor`s companions and feature a second, guest-star voice along with music and sound effects. == Plot == Occupied France, 1944. While trying to avoid the Milice with the Doctor, Polly encounters events that hit too close to home. == Cast == ...
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Resistance

[ecology] In the context of ecological stability, resistance is the property of communities or populations to remain `essentially unchanged` when subject to disturbance.{rp|789} The inverse of resistance is sensitivity. ==Stability and disturbance== Resistance is one of the major aspects of ecological stability. Volker Grimm and Christian W...
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Resistance

[military] In military terminology, resistance or organised resistance refers to the ability of a military unit to continue to oppose an attack. Resistance ends when a unit surrenders, when all members of a unit are killed or captured, or when a unit disperses. The term is used in the phrase `organized resistance has ceased` to describe the...
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Resistance

[philosophy] Resistance is a concept created by American author Steven Pressfield that illustrates the universal force that he claims acts against human creativity. It is first described in his non-fiction book The War of Art and is again illustrated in the follow up book Do The Work. It is also a recurring themes in some of his fiction nov...
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Resistance

[psychology] `Resistance` as initially used by Sigmund Freud, referred to patients blocking memories from conscious memory. This was a key concept, since the primary treatment method of Freud`s talk therapy required making these memories available to the patient`s consciousness. ==`Resistance` expanded== Later, Freud described five differen...
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Resistance

[socialist youth organisation] Resistance is an Australian Revolutionary Socialist youth organisation with its national headquarters in Sydney. Resistance is an independent affiliate of the Socialist Alliance with a strong historical relationship with the Democratic Socialist Perspective, which dissolved into the Socialist Alliance in 2010....
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Resistance

[YBNP] Resistance (formerly Young BNP, Youth BNP, YBNP) is the youth section of the far-right British National Party (BNP). In 2010 it was named BNP Crusaders but in 2011 it changed its name to `Resistance`. The group falls under the arm of the British Nationalist Youth Movement with other groups such as BNP Students. The YBNP claimed to be...
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Resistance

Re·sist'ance (- a ns) noun [ French résistance , Late Latin resistentia , from resistens , - entis , present participle See Resist .] 1. The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active. « When King Demetrius saw that . . . no resistanc...
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Resistance

1) That property of a conductor by which it opposes the flow of electric current, resulting in the generation of heat in the conducting material, usually expressed in ohms.
2) Opposition to the flow of current in one direction or which does not represent different opposition for signals of different frequencies.
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Resistance

A phenomenon where the use of chemicals, such as antibiotics, has led to the selection of individuals in a population which are not affected by the chemical; chemical preservatives have not been known to cause this.
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RESISTANCE

Air drag, or the opposition of the air to being displaced by the forward movement of an aeroplane
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Resistance

An effective upper bound on prices achieved because of many willing sellers at that price level.
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