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resistive

Line breaks: re¦sist|ive
Pronunciation: /rɪˈzɪstɪv
 
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Definition of resistive in English:

adjective

technical
1Able to withstand the action or effect of something.
Example sentences
  • Part of the difficulty comes in knowing how many, how long, where, and how deep the anchors should be to provide stability to the whole wall, as well as how to fasten this to the wall and spread its resistive force across the face.
  • So I selected a more resistive gear and swung into a steady rhythm.
  • Traditionally, the resistive force established for such a test is determined from total body mass for a friction loaded Monark cycle ergometer ie 75 g.kg-1.
1.1 Physics Of or concerning electrical resistance.
Example sentences
  • Capacitive, piezo resistive, or piezoelectric sensors pick up these motion-triggered vibrations.
  • The researchers calculate that the superconductor approach would dissipate less heat than semiconductor designs, because relatively few electrons are in the resistive, non-superconducting state.
  • A strong, alternating current heats a resistive filament, causing it to emit electrons.

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