Results for resist

Definitions of resist:

part of speech: noun

RESISTIBILITY.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To offer opposition; refuse to obey or agree.

part of speech: noun

A sort of paste or mixture to preserve portions of white colour in print- dyeing.

part of speech: verb transitive

To oppose; try to conquer or ward off.

part of speech: verb transitive

To strive against: to oppose.

part of speech: verb

To act in opposition to; to strive or act against; to withstand; to make opposition.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make opposition.

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A machine for raising water in large quantities; a wheel moved by water, and employed to set machinery in motion- overshot, when the water acts on the wheel from above- undershot, when the water acts below on the lower part of the wheel- rim- breast, when the water acts on a part of the wheel- rim near the axis. ...

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