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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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Danny Lee Groves, 47, of Amity, is facing charges of disorderly conduct, interfering with a police officer and resisting arrest.
Also what must be considered are the severity of the crime, the immediate threat to the safety of the officers or others, whether the suspect is resisting arrest or attempting to evade arrest by flight.
As discussed in previous articles, wood treated with copper salts does the best job at resisting absorption of water from the environment, and generally speaking, the higher the copper content, the higher its resistance to absorption.
For Borann Heam of the Network, resisting the administration's domestic war tactics involves making connections between the aggressive racism and xenophobia now legally sanctioned under the guise of homeland security and the long-standing criminalization of youth of color.
So I would say that we have to continue resisting war as long as we live.
Resisting Twelve-Step Coercion: How to Fight Forced Participation in AA, NA, or Twelve-Step Treatment by Stanton Peele and Charles Bufe, with Archie Brodsky (Tucson, AZ: See Sharp Press, 2000), 204 pp,; $14,95 paper.
The Navajo (or Dineh) families are also resisting their own tribal government.
By this point, however, issues of strategy and tactics in resisting the abbey had deeply divided the peasantry into two antagonistic factions.
It is therefore a constant battle of wits--of watching, praying, resisting, and submitting to God.
As a result, the mild-mannered, slightly built person who never would consider resisting a police officer when sober may elect to physically attack that same officer when under the influence of alcohol.
Resisting is the more important of these books, thanks to the essentially materialist, politically left view that most of the writers collected in it bring to the subject.
The IRS said, whether costs relate to a friendly merger or to resisting a hostile takeover, the long-term benefit test required the expenditures to be capitalized.