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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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It would be good to have an idea of the number of war resisters in pre-Confederation Upper Canada, in the Anglo-Boer War, the First World War, the inter-war years, the Cadet training controversy, the war-toy campaign, the anti-nuclear movement, and against the Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan wars.
The pages that follow (a) contextualize the term "media resistance," (b) briefly introduce the larger project upon which this analysis is based, (c) argue that media resistance fruitfully extends practice theory and usefully complicates research on media use, and (d) demonstrate that media resisters articulate sensible reasons for their practices of media resistance.
Similarly, draft resister Joe Nickell was able to find a sense of belonging and purpose in Toronto's arts community.
Resister men have a particular aversion to 'trade' with the Oankali because it requires including an ooloi in their sexual intimacy with a woman; even though ooloi are neither male nor female and sex with the Oankali is neurochemical as opposed to genital, resister males compare the experience to being 'taken like a woman' (Dawn, p.
Mike, yet another draft resister, was spending his entire sentence in solitary confinement.
A spokeswoman for ReSisters United said: "In today's climate of hyper political correctness, the factual definition of woman has become taboo.
When President Nixon had consolidated domestic surveillance under Operation Chaos, the CIA employed informants and electronic and physical surveillance of antiwar activities, including those overseas, and especially targeted deserters and draft resisters. Perhaps the focus on them began when US Navy deserters were smuggled by the KGB out of Japan to the Soviet Union, where they were celebrated for several weeks before continuing on to Sweden.
Defending their views at a full council meeting at Liverpool Town Hall on Wednesday night, a representative from the ReSisters group urged the council to reconsider the motion.
The smallest are "God-and-country believers" and "religion resisters" at 12% each.
Liverpool ReSisters claims it is not "anti-trans" but "pro-women and children" and insists its campaign is aimed at protecting safe spaces for women who were born female.
Andrew Batcher, an organizer for the Shut It Down DC coalition formed to protest Kessler's rally, said the event page created by "Resisters" was taken over and controlled by "a lot of real people doing real work." Batcher said he hasn't seen any evidence that any of administrators for the "Resisters' page was a "bad actor."
The group said the Resisters page was alarming because it was pushing for confrontation at multiple protests, including against "Unite the Right 2," with a potential for violence.