The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active.
The quality of not yielding to force or external pressure; that power of a body which acts in opposition to the impulse or pressure of another, or which prevents the effect of another power; as, the resistance of the air to a body passing through it; the resistance of a target to projectiles.
A certain hindrance or opposition to the passage of an electrical current or discharge offered by conducting bodies. It bears an inverse relation to the conductivity, -- good conductors having a small resistance, while poor conductors or insulators have a very high resistance. The unit of resistance is the ohm.
Something that hinders something else. Specifically, the measure of something that inhibits electricity from flowing in a wire or a DC circuit. Abbreviated "R". see impedance
When a treatment that worked at first, stops working, due to changes (mutations) in the virus.
(in a medical sense) a patient's ability to fight off a disease as a result of the effectiveness of the patient's immune system
A price level where selling pressure has overcome buying pressure and prices turn downward. Commonly thought of as indicating oversold or overbought conditions.
Reduction in a bacteria or viruses sensitivity to a drug used to treat it
The price level in which a currency pair has difficulty trading above. At resistance,...
A price level the market has a hard time breaking through to the upside.
A supply of stock waiting to be sold at a price above the current level. Significant trading at that level has previously created a pattern which suggests there would be resistance to the price moving significantly above that level without a great deal of stock changing hands.
An effective upper bound on prices achieved because of many willing sellers at that price level.
1. To fight against, oppose 2. To combat or repel
A way of fighting, opposing or holding back others. Victims might resist by running from an abusive situation, screaming or saying "no." Resistance also may be a way an offender keeps from being honest in his treatment by missing appointments, failing to do assignments or avoiding his responsibilities. ("One way people show their resistance to treatment is to deny their sexual behaviors when asked about them in group.")
Friction caused by not lubing the ball-bearings in a client's head prior to taking their brain for a spin
The state that occurs when an influence attempt by a leader is unsuccessful: The target is opposed to carrying out the request. [8
During psychoanalysis, the defensive tendency of the unconscious part of the ego to ward off from consciousness particularly threatening repressed material.
(psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
In psychoanalysis, a term describing the patient's failure to associate freely and say whatever enters her head.
Freud's term for a force that opposes the healing process, such as when a patient is unable to continue the process of "free-association" because some "repressed" material is preventing further progress. (Contrasts with "cathexis".)
In the context of project management, a force that opposes any change or shift in the status quo, is motivated to protect and preserve the way things currently are, and acts against the introduction of the changes that the project is designed to bring about (See also Covert Resistance and Overt Resistance)
the sum of forces seeking to preserve the status quo and to improve the functioning of the neurosis. They maintain those aspects of the neurosis that have present subjective value.
Where for example in therapy a patient shows resistance to their psychoanalytic psychotherapists interpretation of their dream content . Often such resistance has to be broken down before the patient can accept what their unconscious is telling them about the cause of their neurosis.
A horse's act of refusing to continue, rearing, stepping back or making a half-turn.
Acts by a horse that indicate a refusal to continue a round, such as rearing, making a half turn, or stepping back.
Refusal to comply (often secretively) with the established order or authority.
a racial characteristic which modifies how a race is affected by certain disaster powers
the development of a characteristic within an organism (e.g. an insect) whereby it becomes able to protect itself from the effects of a particular substance (e.g. an insecticide)
The defining characteristic of a resistor
the 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"
Property of the cell membrane reflecting the difficulty ions encounter when trying to pass through it. The inverse of Conductance.
The strike price with the greatest amount of call option open interest. The underlying will encounter resistance at that strike as the call options sold there are covered.
gameplay] This is how much of certain types of damage one can ignore. Example: 10% resistance to fire means that every time one is struck with a fire-based attack, one takes 10% less damage from it.* Builder note: Setting a mob to be resistant to a certain type of damage implies 20% resistance. See also: WARDS, IMMUNITY, SUSCEPTABILITY.
Immunity to infection.
The sum total of body mechanisms that interpose barriers to the invasion or multiplication of infectious agents, or to damage by their toxic products. Inherent resistance - an ability to resist disease independent of immunity or of specifically developed tissue responses; it commonly resides in anatomic or physiologic characteristics of the host and may be genetic or acquired, permanent or temporary. (See Immunity) (Synonym: Nonspecific Immunity).