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Irresistance
Irresistance Ir`re*sist"ance, n. Nonresistance; passive submission.
Nonresistance
Nonresistance Non`re*sist"ance, n. The principles or practice of a nonresistant; passive obedience; submission to authority, power, oppression, or violence without opposition.
Resistance frame
Resistance frame Re*sist"ance frame` (Elec.) A rheostat consisting of an open frame on which are stretched spirals of wire. Being freely exposed to the air, they radiate heat rapidly.
Skin resistance
Skin Skin, n. [Icel. skinn; akin to Sw. skinn, Dan. skind, AS. scinn, G. schined to skin.] 1. (Anat.) The external membranous integument of an animal. Note: In man, and the vertebrates generally, the skin consist of two layers, an outer nonsensitive and nonvascular epidermis, cuticle, or skarfskin, composed of cells which are constantly growing and multiplying in the deeper, and being thrown off in the superficial, layers; and an inner sensitive, and vascular dermis, cutis, corium, or true skin, composed mostly of connective tissue. 2. The hide of an animal, separated from the body, whether green, dry, or tanned; especially, that of a small animal, as a calf, sheep, or goat. 3. A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids. See Bottle, 1. ``Skins of wine.' --Tennyson. 4. The bark or husk of a plant or fruit; the exterior coat of fruits and plants. 5. (Naut.) (a) That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole. --Totten. (b) The covering, as of planking or iron plates, outside the framing, forming the sides and bottom of a vessel; the shell; also, a lining inside the framing. Skin friction, Skin resistance (Naut.), the friction, or resistance, caused by the tendency of water to adhere to the immersed surface (skin) of a vessel. Skin graft (Surg.), a small portion of skin used in the process of grafting. See Graft, v. t., 2. Skin moth (Zo["o]l.), any insect which destroys the prepared skins of animals, especially the larva of Dermestes and Anthrenus. Skin of the teeth, nothing, or next to nothing; the least possible hold or advantage. --Job xix. 20. Skin wool, wool taken from dead sheep.
Unresistance
Unresistance Un`re*sist"ance, n. Nonresistance; passive submission; irresistance. --Bp. Hall.

Meaning of Resistance from wikipedia

- Look up resistance or résistance in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Resistance may refer to: Either of two similarly named but otherwise unrelated comic...
- The Resistance may refer to a resistance movement. It may also refer to: The Resistance (American political movement) The Resistance (Applegate novel)...
- The French Resistance (French: La Résistance) was a collection of organisations who fought the **** occupation of France and the collaborationist Vichy...
- Thermal resistance is a heat property and a measurement of a temperature difference by which an object or material resists a heat flow. Thermal resistance is...
- can evolve resistance. Fungi evolve antifungal resistance. Viruses evolve antiviral resistance. Protozoa evolve antiprotozoal resistance, and bacteria...
- Disease resistance is the ability to prevent or reduce the presence of diseases in otherwise susceptible hosts. It can arise from genetic or environmental...
- A resistance movement is an organized effort by some portion of the civil po****tion of a country to withstand the legally established government or an...
- Project RESISTANCE was a domestic espionage operation coordinated under the Domestic Operations Division of the CIA. Its purpose was to collect background...
- The electrical resistance of an object is a measure of its opposition to the flow of electric current. Its reciprocal quantity is electrical conductance...
- The term contact resistance refers to the contribution to the total resistance of a system which can be attributed to the contacting interfaces of electrical...