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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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While resisting arrest, she beat the corporal and injured her head.
Organizing against war means resisting militarism and warfare in all its forms, whether it's on another continent or in their own classrooms and on their streets.
Resisting Twelve-Step Coercion is very well written, easy to understand, and thoroughly documented.
The best of Resisting brings home this reality, and contrasts it with the slick, hip, happy-face rhetoric of the info/communications industry.
TAM 9043003 allows deductibility to the extent expenses can be shown to relate to resisting a hostile takeover as opposed to facilitating a friendly one.
Until recently, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had assented to the deductibility of expenses incurred by a target in resisting a tender offer.
As summarized by the Journal Gazette, he "pleaded guilty to felony counts of resisting law enforcement, possession of marijuana and receiving stolen auto parts in 1999, felony resisting law enforcement in 1998, and felony battery in 1997.
Vetrotech Saint-Gobain, the world's leading manufacturer of fire resisting glass, has completed a glass road tunnel in Munich, Germany--the first of its kind to use a point-fixing spider system.
Once the strain is removed, the bond angles and lengths return to their original positions and the resisting force is reduced to zero.
Resisting the dominant religion is a difficult task these days, for the enemy is not nearly as solid as a church door.