Meaning of RESISTANCE in English

RESISTANCE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

encounter opposition/resistance

The government has encountered strong opposition to its plans to raise income tax.

passive resistance

They tried to achieve their aims by passive resistance.

stout defence/support/resistance

He put up a stout defence in court.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

antimicrobial

Objective I-C.. Improve surveillance and rapid laboratory identification to ensure early detection of antimicrobial resistance .

The current crisis in antimicrobial resistance can not be adequately managed without dramatic changes in current patterns of antimicrobial drug usage.

The development of antimicrobial resistance is a dynamic process requiring continual surveillance of organism susceptibility over time.

For example, the true magnitude of the antimicrobial drug resistance crisis is unknown because of the absence of systematic monitoring.

great

It is interesting to note that there appears to be great resistance to acknowledging the full impact of secularism on schools.

The greatest resistance to union came primarily from the Gaelic peoples who inhabited the largest separate island to the west, Ireland.

The parents start to react inappropriately to the child, attempt to force feed, and cause greater resistance .

It is a very host centered view to expect greater resistance in the home lake.

As well as these weather-resisting advantages, the cavity wall has greater sound and thermal insulating properties and a greater resistance to overturning.

There was great resistance initially, but now almost every opera house uses them.

On Earth the much greater air resistance masks this effect.

The abolition of the sororities evidently did not take place without a great deal of resistance .

high

The high resistance speaker used in previous experiments would not be satisfactory.

They also have high impact resistance , offering unbeatable value, quality and performance.

The space shuttle uses specially designed ceramic tiles with very high thermal resistances to prevent conduction during re-entry.

Polycarbonate can be made as clear as glass, with high resistance to scratching and impact damage.

The boots also showed high water resistance .

little

The police began making arrests, finally, and there was little resistance .

Crossing the Rapidan with but little resistance ...

Hoard and Graham plowed downfield, with the Raiders offering little resistance .

They met little resistance , agents claim.

passive

The Magdalen College affair, for example, provides a classic example of passive resistance .

Nor could Edna forgive Jane her offensive passive resistance .

Within the classroom too teachers have to live with an active or passive resistance to their best efforts.

Open negativism turns into stony passive resistance .

There was great resentment, and considerable passive resistance .

But passive resistance doesn't work.

You can either hit these germs with an antibiotic, or paralyse your bowels and win through passive resistance .

Chancellor Cuno's government proclaimed a policy of passive resistance , which entailed unlimited subsidies to the population of the Ruhr.

political

Everything was out in the open - political resistance , management failings and just sheer inertia.

What was needed now was a major legislative victory that would change the atmosphere of political resentment and resistance on Capitol Hill.

Such questions are important because they probe the conditions under which political and cultural resistance is generated.

There is recognition of the political resistance at home to waging wars against the colonial revolution in the name of anticommunism.

Paradoxically, a true anti-sexist curriculum is one that encourages creative and political resistance - both in and out of school.

Openness is becoming universal, and will continue to do so, whatever political resistance there may be.

They insisted on fostering legal forms of opposition and on social rather than political resistance .

Funding problems and political resistance are creating hurdles to the process, however.

strong

There may be more reluctance, even strong resistance , to a transfer of role.

In attempting to implement the new policy via decree, Gordon had encountered strong patient resistance .

This had not been mentioned in the original discussions, so strong resistance to its being handed out had to be overcome.

At the same time he was capable of strong resistance to conformity.

Deep-rooted emotional stability. Strong resistance to stress.

Sammler against strong internal resistance saw him.

Lack of resources and strong resistance to breaking down barriers between health care agencies are other contributing factors.

This sets up competition among individuals and often a strong resistance to much-needed changes.

stubborn

However, Wainwright offered stubborn resistance , and responded with some hard hitting from the baseline to level the score at 6-6.

What accounted for this stubborn resistance of nationalities to the predicted assimilation?

After two-and-a-half years of stubborn resistance , the Republic collapsed rapidly during the first three months of 1939.

■ NOUN

air

The actual path taken by the orbiter is complex and designed to minimize the effect of air resistance on the craft.

This holds precisely because all objects fall at the same speed under gravity. Air resistance is being ignored here.

No atmosphere means no air resistance .

No air resistance means that it is easier to demonstrate one of the most important features of how gravity works.

The problem of air resistance could be broken down into shape and surface effects.

On Earth the much greater air resistance masks this effect.

Above the atmosphere there is no air resistance no matter what the speed.

For the moment let us forget about air resistance and assume that the whole set up is in free fall.

drug

This is a mechanism of drug resistance distinct from amplification and multidrug-resistance described previously.

For example, the true magnitude of the antimicrobial drug resistance crisis is unknown because of the absence of systematic monitoring.

Fears of the emergence of drug resistance in colonising bacteria in patients receiving selective decontamination of the gut have not been realised.

The role of comparative biochemistry in parasites and its role in drug resistance - species differences in tubulin - E Lacey.

As a result, drug resistance flourished in the poorer boroughs.

An important consideration is that multiple drug resistance has rendered many low-cost drugs useless for this purpose.

There is rising drug resistance for major pathogens at the same time as new pathogens continue to appear.

fighter

Soldiers, spies, resistance fighters , protesters.

Most of the younger resistance fighters lived with other families who treated them like their sons.

gene

Some can hop from host to host, carrying resistance genes as they go.

The solid black box represents the ble resistance gene .

The Murray Collection had plenty of plasmids, but no resistance genes at all.

insulin

The increase in the serum insulin concentration after steroid treatment may reflect increased energy intake or induction of insulin resistance .

This is the first treatment designed to specifically target insulin resistance , which is a precursor to diabetes.

Challenging the orthodoxy of insulin resistance .

In a vicious cycle, weight gain increases insulin resistance increases weight gain.

This concept of selective insulin resistance is not new and has been well demonstrated in animal models.

All that concentrated sugar can be dangerous for a person who has insulin resistance , and is at risk for diabetes.

And for about 25 percent of people, weight gain increases insulin resistance , and can lead to diabetes.

In most cases, the insulin resistance is due to obesity, especially the accumulation of too much fat within the abdomen.

load

Consider their response to a steady sinusoidal input signal when a load resistance R L is connected across the output terminals.

The current consumption of the stage will be fixed by the load resistance to which the collector is connected.

movement

The resistance movement dismissed the allegations.

Grandfather wanted to leave for Manchuria and join the resistance movement .

These outbreaks were typically spontaneous and unpremeditated; there is no evidence of a football resistance movement in action.

I know he and Alan are thick in the draft resistance movement .

Slowly an underground resistance movement grew, catering for discriminating customers.

Meanwhile, the resistance movement settled down to an in-and-out-of-all routine relieved by austerity on the farm.

Was this man leading a resistance movement against the Dark Power?

The Romantics, like each of the other resistance movements , partook of that ecospiritual sensibility in a particular way.

water

Naturally the water resistance was less, but modern tanning processes have improved leathers considerably.

Zipped fly. Water resistance: they stayed comfortable in a light drizzle, but wind-driven showers quickly penetrated the fabric.

The boots also showed high water resistance .

No fly. Water resistance: held off light showers well, though steady rain will penetrate.

Double thickness seat and knee panels. Water resistance: water penetrates readily, but the trousers coped well with light drizzle.

wind

If you want to lower the wind resistance on a car body how low do you want to get it?

A car that squats low meets less wind resistance .

It behaves as a solid body of a particular mass and wind resistance ought to behave.

He says that because of the seated position the rider has less wind resistance and more leg power.

However, the extra wind resistance created by the panels means that the construction must be fairly robust.

■ VERB

change

Along with advances were false starts, successful resistance to change , failures and reversals.

All fully partake of the sacred; and this is what gives them their perennial resistance to change .

Mitchell shows how the tribal politics of Northern Ireland create both resistance to change and a network of matching relationships.

Chapter 2 helps you avoid the mistake of equating hesitation and anxiety with determined resistance to change .

What I now faced was a small town with a strongly macho bias and an inbuilt resistance to change .

Official inertia and resistance to change have at times seemed to spring from a sense of hopelessness.

The problems of employee resistance to change were discussed in the earlier chapter on conflict, stress and change.

Despite recent media attention, Edith Morgan finds continued resistance to change and an urgent need for positive measures.

develop

That is just a want. 7 Develop sales resistance .

Insects gradually developed resistance to most of the major pesticides introduced in the years since.

This should help slow the rate at which bacteria develop antibiotic resistance .

But they began to develop resistance to the insecticide.

And many pests have developed resistance to the most commonly used pesticides.

Diseases are rapidly developing resistances to current antibiotics.

More often than not, the parasite develops a resistance to drugs and suitable alternatives are not easy to find.

Both the bugs also can develop resistance independently when a person is repeatedly subjected to antibiotics.

encounter

In recent months, Musharraf has narrowed the focus of his sweeping reform agenda as it encountered resistance from various interest groups.

But with every initiative, they encountered an undercurrent of resistance .

Her hands encountered no resistance , but found no way through the fog.

But his plan encountered resistance as soon as he got home.

Measures to prevent the competitive liberalization of consumer credit will encounter the heaviest resistance .

In attempting to implement the new policy via decree, Gordon had encountered strong patient resistance .

increase

Any extra load on the tail will help to increase its resistance to moving sideways and so help prevent a serious swing.

And for about 25 percent of people, weight gain increases insulin resistance , and can lead to diabetes.

This may, however, worsen hypertension by increasing the peripheral vascular resistance .

In combination they increase resistance twentyfold.

lead

Probably only an opposition candidate who was himself a nationalist should have led the final resistance .

But Hashimoto has also led resistance to economic changes and concessions urged by the Clinton administration.

Was this man leading a resistance movement against the Dark Power?

They will be largely disregarded, or even lead to organized resistance .

In general it leads to low level resistance .

Their view is that this will lead to clinical resistance and ultimately to a failure to implement.

meet

The army said the attackers met considerable resistance .

The Summer plan met with annual resistance from all four of us.

These conditions were expected to meet stiff resistance in the Legislative Assembly.

However tame, these charismatic approaches still met severe resistance from the more cautious leadership of the established denominations.

State law could not provide discipline because it met resistance from consciences.

Legislatures are, of course, dominated by lawyers, and the attempt to limit settlements meets stiff legislative resistance .

Then she met his eyes and resistance collapsed.

offer

It offered no resistance and Urquhart was almost thrown off balance when it slipped free.

He offered no resistance and made no final statement, Kindel said.

The animals here are at the command of mankind and offer no resistance to their own exploitation.

Hoard and Graham plowed downfield, with the Raiders offering little resistance .

She had remained quiet in his grasp, offering no active resistance , aware that it would be useless.

The demonstrators offered no resistance and none were physically removed from the site.

However, Wainwright offered stubborn resistance , and responded with some hard hitting from the baseline to level the score at 6-6.

She took the wastebin and the book from his hands, and he could offer her no resistance .

overcome

At the beginning of each new paragraph she must summon her strength to overcome enormous resistances .

Ideas need to be tested by their ability, in combination with events, to overcome inertia and resistance .

The head alone can not overcome resistances and antagonisms which lie outside school.

It was ridiculous, but somehow she had never overcome a resistance to working with children.

Similarly a sense of competition will often overcome the resistance .

The first two chapters describe activities which will help overcome problems such as learner resistance .

Work is done by a system when the system exerts a force to overcome resistance .

Handling by kidney squeeze overcame any further resistance so that it was then possible to secure the model in the Pavlov stock.

provide

It replaces arms that provide a simple resistance ratio, with much advantage.

And so, when the enemy charged, we immediately yielded and provided no resistance .

This also provides some resistance to heat loss.

It provides the main resistance to the sideways forces of the sail. 2.

Marbletex smooth contains a tough flexible resin to provide weather resistance .

By sailing the board at an angle the leeward rail digs in providing more sideways resistance .

Reeve provided the only resistance until he was run out.

Together the bladder and the nylon layer provided the chief resistance to pressure difference.

put

But Manu does not seem to care about being raped, and puts up no resistance .

The rebels have put up fierce resistance with small arms and rocket-propelled grenades.

Vincent agreed, too low-spirited to put up any resistance .

And Fiordiligi puts up more resistance than her sister Dorabella, and her brilliant coloratura arias reflect her emotional torment.

Kulti, 21, put up a little more resistance in the second set, but to no avail.

show

The boots also showed high water resistance .

Such factors could have hurt the results in the study that showed cross- resistance .

The Trespa TopLab has shown resistance to almost all concentrated acids, solvents, non-abrasive industrial cleaning agents and dyestuffs.

She showed resistance to harsh discipline and a vindictiveness over any prohibitions.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

put up a fight/struggle/resistance

By then I realized it was all too late anyway so I didn't put up a fight.

Had he, perhaps, put up a fight?

I bet you did that last night. - Did she put up a fight, then?

I start running, but my body puts up a fight.

Instead of dragging everything into the open and putting up a fight, I held on in silence.

Not only relieved by beating Dallas, but yes, this team can put up a fight.

The temptation was great to muster what force we could and put up a fight.

stubborn resistance/refusal/determination etc

After two-and-a-half years of stubborn resistance, the Republic collapsed rapidly during the first three months of 1939.

As the family kept vigil, the children saw at close quarters the stubborn determination of their stepmother.

However, Wainwright offered stubborn resistance, and responded with some hard hitting from the baseline to level the score at 6-6.

Perhaps it was her stubborn refusal to see her family broken up that made Mrs Breen appealing to Farnham.

There was no cheering on the part of the men, but a stubborn determination to obey orders and do their duty.

What accounted for this stubborn resistance of nationalities to the predicted assimilation?

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Any policy that creates unemployment is likely to meet with strong resistance .

She became one of the symbols of resistance both at home and abroad.

There has been a lot of resistance to tax increases, even those designed to benefit education.

Vitamins can build up your resistance to colds and flu.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Almost immediately, however, a fierce nationalist resistance erupted directed by a fiery prophet in the hills of Galilee.

At the same time he was capable of strong resistance to conformity.

Because unlike the marmots, the rats had no resistance to the disease that the fleas carried.

But there has also been a remarkable resistance .

In most cases, the insulin resistance is due to obesity, especially the accumulation of too much fat within the abdomen.

Middle-class resistance is therefore the greatest threat to the Republicans' tax-reforming efforts.

The first line of plant resistance is the surface skin layer, the epidermis, like your own skin.

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