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Origin of resistant
OTHER WORDS FROM resistantre·sist·ant·ly, adverban·ti·re·sis·tant, adjective, nounan·ti·re·sis·tant·ly, adverbun·re·sist·ant, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for resistant
The question of whether some form of that law might apply to real-world fluids and gases remained stubbornly resistant to all analysis and experiment.An Unexpected Twist Lights Up the Secrets of Turbulence|David H. Freedman|September 3, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The wheel is made from rust-resistant, 430 stainless steel that is going to stay sharp longer.Pizza cutters that will get you the slice of your dreams|PopSci Commerce Team|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
It’s made of high-quality bamboo which is covered in a thin layer of lacquer to keep it water-resistant.Bathtub trays that will keep you entertained and relaxed|PopSci Commerce Team|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
There’s a bit of evidence from a HotShot-funded study published by Penn State researchers in 2017 that this jolt to the nerves makes your muscles a little more cramp-resistant and shortens the duration of cramps stimulated in the lab.
A decade or so ago, David Brenner, a professor of radiation biophysics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York began thinking about the problem of drug-resistant bacteria.Can far-UVC light reduce the spread of COVID-19 indoors?|Erika Fry|August 31, 2020|Fortune
And what could her campaign achieve among the Americans most resistant to expanded end-of-life options?The Beautiful Newlywed Who Made the Right Change Its Mind on Physician-Assisted Death|Samantha Allen|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Breeding a resistant strain can take five generations of plants, and 15 years.
Unfortunately, the upper echelons of the Republican Party are resistant to change, but that is what needs to happen.
She's wonderful but she gets up entirely too early every morning and is way too resistant to going to bed at night.
After all, caste is the most resistant feature of our politics, so why not just make it the basis for states formation?
They are the most resistant to the hazel blight of anything that I have worked with so far in 25 years.
The earth is to him no inert, resistant clod; she brings forth of herself.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler
He was a big man with a terrible amount of resistant force, and it took a great deal of alcohol even to move him.A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays|Willa Cather
On the other hand the iron formation, or mother rock of the ore, is hard and resistant and outcrops are numerous.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
She pressed her hands tightly against her forehead as if to compel the resistant brain-power.The Royal Pawn of Venice|Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull
British Dictionary definitions for resistant
- impervious to the action of corrosive substances, heat, etca highly resistant surface
- (in combination)a heat-resistant surface