[reez ip-suh loh-kwi-ter, lok-wi-, reys] /ˈriz ˈɪp sə ˈloʊ kwɪ tər, ˈlɒk wɪ-, ˈreɪs/
the rule that an injury is due to the defendant’s negligence when that which caused it was under his or her control or management and the injury would not have happened had proper management been observed.
res ipsa loquitur
/reɪs ˌɪpsɑː ˈlɒkwɪtə/
(law) the thing or matter speaks for itself
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. the act or power of resisting, opposing, or withstanding. 2. the opposition offered by one thing, force, etc., to another. 3. Electricity. Also called ohmic resistance. a property of a conductor by virtue of which the passage of current is opposed, causing electric energy to be transformed into heat: equal to the voltage […]
noun, Stock Exchange. 1. a point at which the rise in price of a specific stock is arrested due to more substantial selling than buying.
- Resistance plasmid
resistance plasmid n. Any of the conjugative or nonconjugative plasmids carrying genes responsible for antibiotic or antibacterial drug resistance among bacteria. Also called resistance factor, R factor, R plasmid.