Meaning of RESISTANCE in English

RESISTANCE

[noun]Government troops offered no resistance (to the rebels). [U]When he was caught he put up a determined/stiff resistance. [C]There's a lot of resistance (= opposition) to the idea of a united Europe. [U]The car's speed was reduced by air/wind resistance. [U]A good diet helps the body to build up (a) resistance to disease. [U](specialized) Resistance is the degree to which a substance prevents the flow of an electric current through it.Copper has (a) low resistance.I took the path/(UK usually) line of least resistance (= easiest way) and agreed with the others.The Resistance is an organization that secretly fights against an enemy that has taken control of its country.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.