relative resistance

relative resistance

[′rel·əd·iv ri′zis·təns]
(electricity)
The ratio of the resistance of a piece of a material to the resistance of a piece of specified material, such as annealed copper, having the same dimensions and temperature.
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CA Ingram offered a relative resistance from Kings with his 71 off 37 balls innings, including seven boundaries and four sixes.
Prime areas such as Palm Jumeirah [3 per cent] and Dubai Marina [8 per cent] have seen a lower decrease and displayed relative resistance, while Downtown Dubai continues [12 per cent] to be under pressure from existing and upcoming stock."
The study was carried out on the relative resistance of some cotton varieties against bollworm complex at district Sanghar, Sindh, Pakistan.
Although bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is endemic in Ethiopia, the prevalence is low among the local Zebu cattle because of their relative resistance. Expansion of dairy farms around major urban centres has however created hotspots of TB infected exotic cattle.
The relative resistance was calculated based on the following equation [22]:
The mechanism of relative resistance in these isolates involves expression of altered forms of 1 of 4 penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) that are involved in peptidoglycan biosynthesis during bacterial growth and cell division (10).
Relative resistance (RR) values were determined as: [IC.sub.50(resistant cells)]/[IC.sub.50(parental cells)].
AMPLIFIED RELATIVE RESISTANCE INCREMENT IN THE REFERENCE SYSTEM
(2009) have also found three resistant lines against leaf and yellow rust among 29 wheat candidate lines with desirable Relative Resistance Index (RRI).
The physiologic significance of a VSD depends on the size of the defect and the relative resistance in the systemic and pulmonary circulations.
The absolute resistance, relative resistance and strain plots with respect to applied stress are depicted in Figs.
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