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resist

a substance used to protect something, esp a coating that prevents corrosion

resist

[ri′zist]
(graphic arts)
A protective layer applied to the image, or other parts of a plate, to protect that portion of the metal from the action of an etching bath or a sandblasting operation.
(materials)
An acid-resistant nonconducting coating used to protect desired portions of a wiring pattern from the action of the etchant during manufacture of printed wiring boards.
(metallurgy)
An insulating material, for example lacquer, applied to the surface of work to prevent electroplating or electrolytic action at the coated area. Also known as stopoff.
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She also challenges the idea that leaders, including Liberal Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau, and his government were unequivocal in their support of war resisters.
Although used in Canada since the earliest days of the movement, the term did not begin to gain parlance in this context until the 1970 Pan-Canadian Conference of US War Resisters in Montreal.
While I feel a mix of amazement and admiration for their parishioners' perseverance, I wondered why, when other parishioners moved on, they and other resisters chose to occupy the churches and why they persist.
1) American expatriates, particularly draft resisters from the U.
The resisters segment group is least likely to currently use green home products and services.
For nearly six years, the American people have been told by our government that the Iraq War will be coming to an end soon, always 'in about six months' if everything goes as planned," said Jeff Paterson, Gulf War resister and project director of Courage to Resist, an organisation that supports US military personnel who refuse to fight.
In other words, the resisters seek to 'embrace' their own difference from the Oankali.
Thousands of war tax resisters have fused to pay the federal phone tax since the mid-1960s, P" when the tax was extended to assist military operations in Vietnam.
The protest concluded the Stop the Merchants of Death Conference, organized by the War Resisters League and AlliantACTION.
Mason's director's notes declare that, when she first set out to make the film, "I thought it would have a happy ending: the war resisters would be granted sanctuary in Canada--the Canada I was born into in 1968; a Canada that opened its doors to American refugees fleeing another unjust war.
Watching the cheers of these retail resisters as they learn they've blocked one more big box, it's hard to avoid the conclusion that there's something more at work here than disagreement with the company's wage or health-care policy.