resistance transfer factor n.
The transfer gene of a conjugative resistance plasmid.
noun 1. welding utilizing pressure and heat that is generated in the pieces to be welded by resistance to an electric current. resistance welding noun 1. a welding technique in which the parts to be joined are held together under pressure and heat is produced by passing a current through the contact resistance formed between […]
noun, Geology. 1. any of the class of sediments, as sand or sandstone, consisting chiefly of minerals resistant to weathering.
verb (used with object) 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, especially with difficulty or reluctance: They couldn’t resist the chocolates. verb (used without object) 4. to make a stand or make […]
noun 1. a city in NE Argentina, on the Paraná River. noun 1. a city in NE Argentina, on the Paraná River. Pop: 423 000 (2005 est)