capable of or inclined to resistance; resisting.
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).
another word for resistant
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
noun, Electricity. 1. a device designed to introduce resistance into an electric circuit. noun 1. an electrical component designed to introduce a known value of resistance into a circuit resistor (rĭ-zĭs’tər) A device used in electrical circuits to maintain a constant relation between current flow and voltage. Resistors are used to step up or lower […]
noun 1. a fabric-printing method in which a dye-resistant substance is applied to certain specified areas of the material prior to immersion in a dye bath and subsequently removed so as to permit the original hue to act as a pattern against the colored ground.