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resistensya : resistance (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: resistencia: resistance ]
Related words: lahutay

Derivatives of resistensya

n. (act)1. opposition, resistancethe 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"
~ actionsomething done (usually as opposed to something said).; "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
~ lockouta management action resisting employee's demands; employees are barred from entering the workplace until they agree to terms.
~ reactiondoing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like.; "his style of painting was a reaction against cubism"
~ anti-takeover defenseresistance to or defense against a hostile takeover.
n. (phenomenon)2. resistanceany mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion.
~ rubbing, frictionthe resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another.
~ mechanical phenomenona physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects.
~ acoustic impedance, acoustic reactance, acoustic resistanceopposition to the flow of sound through a surface; acoustic resistance is the real component of acoustic impedance and acoustic reactance is the imaginary component.
~ drag, retarding forcethe phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid.
n. (phenomenon)3. electric resistance, electrical resistance, impedance, ohmic resistance, resistance, resistivitya material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms.
~ electrical phenomenona physical phenomenon involving electricity.
~ ohmagethe ohmic resistance of a conductor.
n. (act)4. resistancethe military action of resisting the enemy's advance.; "the enemy offered little resistance"
~ military action, actiona military engagement.; "he saw action in Korea"
~ armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machinethe military forces of a nation.; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
n. (state)5. immunity, resistance(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease.
~ medical specialty, medicinethe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques.
~ condition, statusa state at a particular time.; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
~ immunogenicitythe property of eliciting an immune response.
~ acquired immunityimmunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a fetus or by vaccination.
~ innate immunity, natural immunityimmunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup.
n. (state)6. resistancethe capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents.; "these trees are widely planted because of their resistance to salt and smog"
~ capability, capacitythe susceptibility of something to a particular treatment.; "the capability of a metal to be fused"
n. (group)7. resistance, undergrounda secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force.
~ revolutionary groupa political unit organized to promote revolution.
~ maquisthe French underground that fought against the German occupation in World War II.
n. (attribute)8. resistancethe degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria).
~ bacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants.
~ deadness, unresponsivenessthe quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events.; "she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident"; "in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away"
n. (attribute)9. resistance(psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness.
~ involuntariness, unwillingnessthe trait of being unwilling.; "his unwillingness to cooperate vetoed every proposal I made"; "in spite of our warnings he plowed ahead with the involuntariness of an automaton"
~ psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathologythe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.
n. (artifact)10. resistance, resistoran electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current.
~ ballast resistor, barretter, ballasta resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations).
~ circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuitan electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow.
~ electrical devicea device that produces or is powered by electricity.
~ potential divider, voltage dividerresistors connected in series across a voltage source; used to obtain a desired fraction of the voltage.
~ rheostat, variable resistorresistor for regulating current.
n. (act)11. resistancegroup action in opposition to those in power.
~ group actionaction taken by a group of people.
~ opposition, confrontationthe act of hostile groups opposing each other.; "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"
~ sales resistanceresistance by potential customers to aggressive selling practices.
~ defiancea defiant act.
~ contravention, disputecoming into conflict with.
~ obstructionismdeliberate interference.
~ protest, dissent, objectionthe act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent.
~ rebellionrefusal to accept some authority or code or convention.; "each generation must have its own rebellion"; "his body was in rebellion against fatigue"
~ insubordination, rebelliousnessan insubordinate act.