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re·sis·tant

 (rĭ-zĭs′tənt)
adj.
Capable of, offering, or showing resistance. Often used in combination: drug-resistant bacteria; wrinkle-resistant pants.
n.
One that is resistant, especially a person active in a Resistance movement.

re·sis′tant·ly adv.

resistant

(rɪˈzɪstənt)
adj
1. characterized by or showing resistance; resisting
2.
a. impervious to the action of corrosive substances, heat, etc: a highly resistant surface.
b. (in combination): a heat-resistant surface.
n
a person or thing that resists

re•sist•ant

(rɪˈzɪs tənt)

adj.
resisting (sometimes used in combination): stain-resistant fabric.
re•sist′ant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.resistant - relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
insusceptible, unsusceptible - not susceptible to
2.resistant - 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"
tolerable - capable of being borne or endured; "the climate is at least tolerable"
3.resistant - impervious to being affected; "resistant to the effects of heat"; "resistant to persuasion"
imperviable, impervious - not admitting of passage or capable of being affected; "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument"
4.resistant - disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
defiant, noncompliant - boldly resisting authority or an opposing force; "brought up to be aggressive and defiant"; "a defiant attitude"
5.resistant - incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
nonabsorbent, nonabsorptive - not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids)

resistant

adjective
1. opposed, hostile, dissident, unwilling, defiant, intractable, combative, recalcitrant, antagonistic, intransigent Some people are resistant to the idea of exercise.
2. impervious, hard, strong, tough, unaffected, unyielding, insusceptible The body may be less resistant if it is cold.

resistant

adjective
1. Having the capacity to withstand:
2. Tending to resist, as an influence or idea:
Translations
مُقاوِم، مُعارِض، مُتَحَمِّل
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resistant

[rɪˈzɪstənt] ADJresistente (to a)

resistant

[rɪˈzɪstənt] adj
(= hostile) resistant to sth [+ change] → résistant(e) à qch; [+ idea, proposal] → réfractaire à qch
(= unaffected) resistant to sth [+ wear, antibiotics, disease, infection] → résistant(e) à qch

resistant

adj material, surfacestrapazierfähig; (Med) → immun (to gegen)

resistant

[rɪˈzɪstnt] adj resistant (to)resistente (a)

resist

(rəˈzist) verb
1. to fight against, usually successfully. The soldiers resisted the enemy attack; He tried to resist arrest; It's hard to resist temptation.
2. to be able to stop oneself doing, taking etc (something). I couldn't resist kicking him when he bent down; I just can't resist strawberries.
3. to be unaffected or undamaged by. a metal that resists rust/acids.
reˈsistance noun
1. the act of resisting. The army offered strong resistance to the enemy; (also adjective) a resistance force.
2. the ability or power to be unaffected or undamaged by something. resistance to disease.
3. the force that one object, substance etc exerts against the movement of another object etc.
reˈsistant adjective
This breed of cattle is resistant to disease; heat-resistant table-mats.

resistant

a. resistente;
fast ___resistencia a un colorante.

resistant

adj resistente; methicillin-resistant resistente a (la) meticilina; multidrug-resistant multirresistente, resistente a múltiples fármacos or drogas
References in classic literature ?
She perceived that her will had blazed up, stubborn and resistant.
I survived, through no personal virtue, but because I did not have the chemistry of a dipsomaniac and because I possessed an organism unusually resistant to the ravages of John Barleycorn.
The animal's body was as level as if every hoof-stroke encountered the resistant earth.
Each of them felt proudly resistant, and neither looked at the other, while they awaited Sir James's entrance.
Yet one has a sense of uneasiness in looking at her,--a sense of opposing elements, of which a fierce collision is imminent; surely there is a hushed expression, such as one often sees in older faces under borderless caps, out of keeping with the resistant youth, which one expects to flash out in a sudden, passionate glance, that will dissipate all the quietude, like a damp fire leaping out again when all seemed safe.
Where strength was needed there was the new Charlottenburg alloy, German steel as it was called, the toughest and most resistant metal in the world.
If you put the raw chicken on your Counter and then you move the Chicken and put your flesh lettuce where the chicken was, the resistant Campylobacter that are on the surface of the chicken can end up on the lettuce.
One study found the prevalence of salmonella typhimurium food poisioning infections resistant to antibiotics soared from 1 percent in 1979 to 34 percent in 1996.
The facility should also have a policy on drug- resistant bacteria that details how to deal with colonized or infected residents, including admissions policies, isolation and surveillance.
One type of blood-poisoning microbe, Staphylococcus aureus, has strains that are resistant to all but one antibiotic.
The isolate from the second patient was resistant to erythromycin and susceptible to clindamycin, exhibited the M phenotype on the double-disk diffusion assay (D test), and harbored the msrA gene, encoding an efflux pump (8).