that can be resisted.
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 […]
adjective 1. capable of or inclined to resistance; resisting. 2. Electricity. pertaining to or relying on electrical resistance: Pressure from your finger creates an electrical contact between the two layers of a resistive touchscreen. Compare capacitive (def 2). adjective 1. another word for resistant 2. exhibiting electrical resistance
noun 1. the power or property of resistance. 2. Also called specific resistance. Electricity. the resistance between opposite faces of a one-centimeter cube of a given material; ratio of electric intensity to cross-sectional area; reciprocal of conductivity. noun 1. the electrical property of a material that determines the resistance of a piece of given dimensions. […]
adjective 1. irresistible. 2. not resisting. adjective (archaic) 1. unresisting 2. irresistible