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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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The question may also be put this way: are those who oppose the participation of individuals in war resisters if they do not oppose the country's collective participation?
What holds this epic story together is the interspersed accounts of the three resisters, who are members of the Transform Now Plowshares.
His insistence that church ministry was more important, that military chaplaincy could replace combat, and that Pentecostals deserved treatment equal to other denominations, illustrates that the motivations of religious war resisters were often complex.
The individual stories are sometimes provided by the resisters themselves, sometimes by other writers, and often by both.
Huret builds these arguments by introducing readers to a large cast of individual tax resisters, many of them women and all of them identifiable as "conservative" on a range of issues.
Despite being given a pardon from President Jimmy Carter's White House in 1977, many of them stayed in Canada permanently and ended up helping the newest generation of war resisters settle in their new country.
The country that once welcomed war resisters has developed a much different reputation during the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan: Supporters say no US soldier who has sought legal residence in Canada, either as a refugee or on humanitarian grounds, has been successful.
Resisters often articulate feeling out of step with the culture they see manifested in new communication technologies.
That's the purpose behind "99 Tactics of Successful Tax Resistance Campaigns", an informed and informative compendium of information that begins with identifying the varieties of tax resisters, along with the diverse tactics, strategies, and methods such tax resisters employ.
Building sanctuary; the movement to support Vietnam War resisters in Canada, 1965-73.
As the world around him begins to disappear, he joins a fantastical group called the Resisters to battle against the Harsh, a group known for being soulless, cold and bored.
The stories of resisters that comprise "Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust" are boldly yet appropriately penned, highly comprehendible for middle school readers and well illustrated with more than 200 photos, maps and other visual aids.