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Definition of Resist

Resist

  1. Something that resists or prevents a certain action;
  2. A substance applied to a surface, as of metal, to prevent the action on it of acid or other chemical agent.
  3. To stand against; to withstand; to obstruct.
  4. To strive against; to endeavor to counteract, defeat, or frustrate; to act in opposition to; to oppose.
  5. To counteract, as a force, by inertia or reaction.
  6. To be distasteful to.
  7. To make opposition.
  8. A substance used to prevent a color or mordant from fixing on those parts to which it has been applied, either by acting machanically in preventing the color, etc., from reaching the cloth, or chemically in changing the color so as to render it incapable of fixing itself in the fibers.. The pastes prepared for this purpose are called resist pastes.
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Resist Translations

resist in Dutch is tegenspartelen, tegenstreven
resist in German is widerstehen, widerstehen, erwehre
resist in Latin is adversor, reluctor
resist in Portuguese is resista, resistir
resist in Spanish is resistir
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