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resistance 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/riˈzistəns/,
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resistances, plural;
  1. The refusal to accept or comply with something; the attempt to prevent something by action or argument
    • - she put up no resistance to being led away
  2. Armed or violent opposition
    • - government forces were unable to crush guerrilla-style resistance
  3. A secret organization resisting authority, esp. in an occupied country

  4. The underground movement formed in France during World War II to fight the German occupying forces and the Vichy government

  5. The impeding, slowing, or stopping effect exerted by one material thing on another
    • - air resistance would need to be reduced by streamlining
  6. The ability not to be affected by something, esp. adversely
    • - some of us have a lower resistance to cold than others
  7. Lack of sensitivity to a drug, insecticide, etc., esp. as a result of continued exposure or genetic change

  8. The degree to which a substance or device opposes the passage of an electric current, causing energy dissipation. Ohm's law resistance (measured in ohms) is equal to the voltage divided by the current

  9. A resistor or other circuit component that opposes the passage of an electric current


  1. the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"
  2. any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
  3. electric resistance: a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
  4. the military action of resisting the enemy's advance; "the enemy offered little resistance"
  5. immunity: (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
  6. the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents; "these trees are widely planted because of their resistance to salt and smog"
  7. The French Résistance is the name used to denote the collection of French resistance movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and against the collaborationist Vichy régime during World War II. ...
  8. Resistance is an album from Christian hardcore band, Alove for Enemies' on Facedown Records album. The album was produced and engineered by Dean Baltulonis.
  9. "Resistance" is the fourth episode of the second season of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica television series. It aired originally on the Sci Fi Channel on August 5, 2005.
  10. The Anarchist Federation (AF) is a federation of anarcho-communists in Great Britain and Ireland. It is not a political party, but a direct action, agitational and propaganda organisation.
  11. Resistance is a studio album by Jamaican reggae singer Burning Spear.
  12. Resistance is a Big Finish Productions audiobook based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
  13. The act of resisting, or the capacity to resist; A force that tends to oppose motion; Shortened form of electrical resistance; An underground organization engaged in a struggle for liberation from forceful occupation
  14. (resistant) A person who resists; especially a member of a resistance movement; A thing which resists; That which makes resistance or offers opposition; That which is not affected or overcome by a disease, drug, chemical or atmospheric agent, extreme of temperature, etc. ...
  15. (RESISTANCES) are similar to armor except they work with elemental and magic damage. For example, the more fire resistance you have, the less damage you will take from something like a fireball spell. There are resistances to fire, poison, magic, etc. in some potions, clothing/armor, etc.
  16. (resistant) A statistic is resistant if its value does not change substantially when an arbitrary change, no matter how large, is made in any small part of the data. ...
  17. (RESISTANT) A plant which CANNOT be infected by a given pathogen
  18. (Resistant) A creature that is 'resistant' to a certain type of damage (for example, elemental elves taking their own colour of damage) takes one less degree from sources of that type.
  19. (Resistant) Able to suppress a parasite, pathogen or pest by chemical or mechanical means.
  20. (Resistant) Term applied to a plant that is not likely to be affected by a specific stressor, such as disease, insects, pests, or drought.
  21. (resistant) A characteristic of a statistical procedure which is not greatly influenced by the presence of outliers. Procedures involving medians and quartiles are in general more resistant than those involving means and standard deviations.
  22. (resistant) Able to tolerate conditions (such as pesticide sprays or pest damage) harmful to other strains of the same species.
  23. A level above which prices have had difficulty penetrating.
  24. A term used in technical analysis indicating a specific price level at which analysis concludes people will sell.
  25. For plants and animals, the ability to withstand poor environmental conditions or attacks by chemicals or disease. May be inborn or acquired.