Associations to the word «Resistant»


RESISTANT, noun. A person who resists; especially a member of a resistance movement.
RESISTANT, noun. A thing which resists.
RESISTANT, adjective. Which makes resistance or offers opposition.
RESISTANT, adjective. Which is not affected or overcome by a disease, drug, chemical or atmospheric agent, extreme of temperature, etc.
RESISTANT, adjective. (statistics) Not greatly influenced by individual members of a sample.
RESISTANT MATERIALS, noun. (education) (UK) A school subject combining elements of woodwork, metalwork and plastic-work, sometimes a module of a larger design and technology syllabus.

Dictionary definition

RESISTANT, adjective. Relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection).
RESISTANT, adjective. Able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress; "the plant is tolerant of saltwater"; "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought".
RESISTANT, adjective. Impervious to being affected; "resistant to the effects of heat"; "resistant to persuasion".
RESISTANT, adjective. Disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority.
RESISTANT, adjective. Incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water".

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi