resist

(redirected from resistible)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
One of the earliest plays performed by Ajoka in 1985 was an adaptation of 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The good person Sezuan, The three penny Opera and the Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui.
at any rate at any rate at any rate there could be there could be there could be no doubt no doubt no doubt that she had that she had that she had found found found the the the temptation temptation temptation of the of the of the flesh resistible flesh resistible flesh resistible .
Robbie Williams' comeback Reality Killed The Video Star has been dominating the headlines, but while Williams at his best provides irresistible pop, this is a distinctly resistible album.
In this paper, a public key cryptosystem using Number theoretic transforms (NTT) [7, 8, and 12] over the ring of integer modulo a composite number n resistible against brute force attack is discussed.
It was a case of resistible force against moveable object.
While his instrnmentalism may be resistible, there is no question that proponents of realism will have to regroup to successfully meet the challenge--Alan C.
The cause of this confrontation between this resistible force and that movable object came into view around a corner, a group of boys also equipped with standard issue strappings of books, one smoking as per programme.
Accordingly, many methods and products have been invented to satisfy people's requirements and some of these products were pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers that were thought to increase the yield per unit and to create more resistible crops.
ONE of this year's most resistible Christmas invitations, forwarded to us by reader Frances Duncan of Aberdeen
While this is not necessarily a bad thing, for these uneven relations and accompanying distortions deserve critique, the neo-Marxist language and economics that frame the critique makes it less accessible and more resistible than it should be.