Definition of Resisting

1. a. Making resistance; opposing; as, a resisting medium.

Definition of Resisting

1. Verb. (present participle of resist) ¹

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Definition of Resisting

1. resist [v] - See also: resist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resisting

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resistant ovary syndrome
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resistants
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resistentialism
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resistibilities
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resistin
resisting (current term)
resisting arrest
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Literary usage of Resisting

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1. Primeval Man: An Examination of Some Recent Speculations by George Douglas Campbell Argyll (1868)
"This is the resisting force of the atmosphere in opposing any body moving through it. In this force an agent is sought and found for supplying the requisite ..."

2. The Reign of Law by George Douglas Campbell Argyll (1873)
"This is the resisting force of the atmosphere in opposing any body moving ... But in order that the resisting force of air should be effectual for this ..."

3. Astronomy by Simon Newcomb, Edward Singleton Holden (1883)
"Encke's Comet and the resisting Medium.—Of telescopic comets, that which has been most investigated hy astronomers is known as ..."

4. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Most of the successful programs that provide skills for resisting social influences share several major curriculum components. One of these is to convey the ..."

5. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"Motion in resisting Media. Ballistics.—We shall notice more particularly the ... On Newton's determination of the path of a body in a resisting medium, ..."

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