Definition of Least resistance

1. Noun. The least effortful way to do something.

Exact synonyms: Least Effort
Generic synonyms: Effort, Elbow Grease, Exertion, Sweat, Travail



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Least Resistance

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leasowes
leasowing
leasows
least
least(a)
least-squares analysis
least-weasel
least bittern
least common multiple
least common multiples
least cost planning
least diffusion circle
least effort
least of all
least resistance (current term)
least sandpiper
least shrew
least significant bit
least significant bits
least significant byte
least significant bytes
least squares
least weasel
least weasels
leastaways
leastest
leasts
leastways
leastwise

Literary usage of Least resistance

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1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1849)
"Hence, the forces acting upon any point without tli«? line of equation, for the production of the motion of least resistance are uvt the same as those ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1849)
"Hence, the forces acting upon any point without the line of equation, for the production of the motion of least resistance are not, the same as those acting ..."

3. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"Folding in tracts of least resistance.—Now since the shrinkage of the interior is a slow and essentially simultaneous process, the shearing-stress ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"Folding in tracts of least resistance. — Now since the shrinkage of the interior is a slow and essen' ially simultaneous process, the shearing-stress ..."

5. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"Folding in tracts of least resistance.— Now since the shrinkage of the interior L- a <J< >w and essentially simultaneous process, the shearing-stress ..."

6. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... his Visit—Comments and Explanations—Jefferson's Plow of least resistance—Rittenhouse's Opinion of it on Mathematical Principles—Sir John Sinclair asks a ..."

7. Principles of City Land Values by Richard Melancthon Hurd (1903)
"Cities originate at point of contact with outer world, and grow in line of least resistance or greatest attraction or their resultant—Central or axial ..."

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