Meaning of RESISTANCE in English
( 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 of the air to a body passing through it; the resistance of a target to projectiles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012