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Assistance As*sist"ance, n. [Cf. F. assistance.]
1. The act of assisting; help; aid; furtherance; succor;
Without the assistance of a mortal hand. --Shak.
2. An assistant or helper; a body of helpers. [Obs.]
Wat Tyler [was] killed by valiant Walworth, the lord
mayor of London, and his assistance, . . . John
3. Persons present. [Obs. or a Gallicism]
Assistant As*sist"ant, a. [Cf. F. assistant, p. pr. of
1. Helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary.
Genius and learning . . . are mutually and greatly
assistant to each other. --Beattie.
2. (Mil.) Of the second grade in the staff of the army; as,
an assistant surgeon. [U.S.]
Note: In the English army it designates the third grade in
any particular branch of the staff. --Farrow.
Assistant As*sist"ant, n.
1. One who, or that which, assists; a helper; an auxiliary; a
means of help.
Four assistants who his labor share. --Pope.
Rhymes merely as assistants to memory. --Mrs.
2. An attendant; one who is present. --Dryden.
Assistantly As*sist"ant*ly, adv.
In a manner to give aid. [R.]
Desistance De*sist"ance, n. [Cf. F. desistance.]
The act or state of desisting; cessation. [R.] --Boyle.
If fatigue of body or brain were in every case followed
by desistance . . . then would the system be but seldom
out of working order. --H. Spencer.
Irresistance Ir`re*sist"ance, n.
Nonresistance; passive submission.
Nonresistance Non`re*sist"ance, n.
The principles or practice of a nonresistant; passive
obedience; submission to authority, power, oppression, or
violence without opposition.
Nonresistant Non`re*sist"ant, a.
Making no resistance.
Nonresistant Non`re*sist"ant, n.
One who maintains that no resistance should be made to
constituted authority, even when unjustly or oppressively
exercised; one who advocates or practices absolute
submission; also, one who holds that violence should never be
resisted by force.
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 resistanceSkin 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
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.
(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 Un`re*sist"ance, n.
Nonresistance; passive submission; irresistance. --Bp. Hall.
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and songwriter Beverley Knight released
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was the first
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kesä) is a 1984 Finnish-Swedish drama
by Jon Lindström. Sven Wollter
won the award
for Best Actor