Resist

  • 1 Resist — is also an album by Kosheen and a song by Rush. In semiconductor fabrication, resist refers to both: # A thin layer used to transfer a circuit pattern to the semiconductor substrate which it is deposited upon. A resist can be patterned via… …

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  • 2 Resist — Студийный альбом Kosheen …

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  • 3 resist — resist, withstand, contest, oppose, fight, combat, conflict, antagonize are comparable when they mean to set one person or thing against another in a hostile or competing way, and they may be roughly distinguished according to the degree to which …

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  • 4 Resist — Re*sist (r? z?st ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resisting}.] [F. r[ e]sister, L. resistere, pref. re re + sistere to stand, cause to stand, v. causative of stare to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. To stand against; to withstand; to… …

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  • 5 Resist — Re*sist , n. 1. (Calico Printing) 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… …

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  • 6 resist — [ri zist′] vt. [ME resisten < MFr resister < L resistere < re , back + sistere, to set, caus. of stare, to STAND] 1. to withstand; oppose; fend off; stand firm against; withstand the action of 2. a) to oppose actively; fight, argue, or… …

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  • 7 resist — I (oppose) verb assail, assault, bar, beat back, block, breast, check, combat, confront, contradict, contravene, counter, counteract, cross, defy, dissent, fight, hinder, impugn, make a stand against, obstruct, offer resistance, oppugn, parry,… …

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  • 8 resist — re‧sist [rɪˈzɪst] verb [intransitive, transitive] to try to prevent something happening or changing: • It resisted a bid by the Denver company to acquire a 46% stake. • The board voted to file for bankruptcy, even though two directors resisted. * …

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  • 9 resist — late 14c., from O.Fr. resister, from L. resistere to resist, to stand back, withstand, from re against + sistere take a stand, stand firm (see ASSIST (Cf. assist)) …

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  • 10 Resist — Re*sist , v. i. To make opposition. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Resist — Resist. См. Покровный материал. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

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  • 12 resist — [v] withstand, oppose abide, abstain from, antagonize, assail, assault, battle, bear, brook, buck, check, combat, confront, contend, continue, counteract, countervail, curb, defy, die hard, dispute, duel, endure, fight back, forbear, forgo,… …

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  • 13 resist — ► VERB 1) withstand the action or effect of. 2) try to prevent by action or argument. 3) refrain from (something tempting). 4) struggle against someone or something. ► NOUN ▪ a resistant substance used to protect parts of a surface during the… …

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  • 14 resist — re|sist W3 [rıˈzıst] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: resistere, from sistere to stop ] 1.) [I,T usually in negatives] to stop yourself from having something that you like very much or doing something that you want to do cannot resist (doing) …

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  • 15 resist — [[t]rɪzɪ̱st[/t]] ♦♦♦ resists, resisting, resisted 1) VERB If you resist something such as a change, you refuse to accept it and try to prevent it. [V n ing] The Prime Minister says she will resist a single European currency being imposed... [V n] …

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  • 16 resist */*/*/ — UK [rɪˈzɪst] / US verb Word forms resist : present tense I/you/we/they resist he/she/it resists present participle resisting past tense resisted past participle resisted 1) [intransitive/transitive, often in negatives] to stop yourself from doing …

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  • 17 resist — re|sist [ rı zıst ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to oppose or fight against someone or something: The judge resisted pressure to lengthen the sentence. The ANC had previously resisted calls for such a meeting. resist arrest: One protester was injured …

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  • 18 resist — verb ADVERB ▪ fiercely, firmly, resolutely, strenuously, strongly, vigorously ▪ successfully ▪ They successfully resisted pressure from their competitors to increase price …

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  • 19 resist — resister, n. resistingly, adv. /ri zist /, v.t. 1. to withstand, strive against, or oppose: to resist infection; to resist temptation. 2. to withstand the action or effect of: to resist spoilage. 3. to refrain or abstain from, esp. with… …

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  • 20 resist — 01. I m on a diet, but I just can t [resist] a piece of chocolate cheesecake. 02. Vaccines have helped to make us [resistant] to a number of diseases. 03. The governor s attempts to cut social programs have met with [resistance] within his own… …

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