Definition of Withstand. Meaning of Withstand. Synonyms of Withstand

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Definition of Withstand

Withstand
Withstand With*stand", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Withstood; p. pr. & vb. n. Withstanding.] [AS. wi[eth]standan. See With, prep., and Stand.] To stand against; to oppose; to resist, either with physical or moral force; as, to withstand an attack of troops; to withstand eloquence or arguments. --Piers Plowman. I withstood him to the face. --Gal. ii. 11. Some village Hampden, that, with dauntless breast. The little tyrant of his fields withstood. --Gray.

Meaning of Withstand from wikipedia

- A dielectric withstand test (or pressure test, high potential or hipot test) is an electrical test performed on a component or product to determine the...
- testing of cables, but DC testing has been shown to be ineffective for withstand testing of modern cables with polymer based insulation (XLPE, EPR). DC...
- on a system in order to build confidence in the system's capability to withstand turbulent conditions in production. In software development, a given software...
- Dutch motivational speaker and extreme athlete noted for his ability to withstand low temperatures. He previously held a Guinness World Record for swimming...
- special-purpose computer on a network specifically designed and configured to withstand attacks, so named by analogy to the military fortification. The computer...
- vulnerability refers to the inability of people, organizations, and societies to withstand adverse impacts from multiple stressors to which they are exposed. These...
- fire resistant material is one which is designed to resist burning and withstand heat. An example of a fire-resistant material is one which is used in...
- variable; for that reason IEC 61010-1-5.4.1(g) requires that the transient withstand capability of the equipment is made known to the user. Measurement category...
- tensile stress of a material can withstand before failure (MPa) Toughness: Ability of a material to absorb energy (or withstand shock) and plastically deform...
- structural stress throughout the structure, making geodesic domes able to withstand very heavy loads for their size. The first geodesic dome was designed...