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resistencia

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resistencia(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (opposition)
a. resistance
Los asaltantes se entregaron a la policía sin ofrecer resistencia.The robbers surrendered to the police without offering resistance.
2. (ability to endure)
a. tolerance
Los monjes Shaolin tienen una gran resistencia al dolor.Shaolin monks have a high pain tolerance.
b. resistance
Los insectos desarrollaron resistencia a nuestros pesticidas.Insects have developed a resistance to our pesticides.
3. (physical vigor)
a. stamina
Salgo a correr todos los días para mejorar mi resistencia.I go running every day to improve my stamina.
b. endurance
El triatlón es una prueba de resistencia.Triathlons are a test of endurance.
4. (firmness)
a. strength
La madera del roble es apreciada por su resitencia y durabilidad.Oak wood is valued for its strength and durability.
5. (physics)
a. drag
La forma de la nariz del avión ayuda a romper la resistencia del viento.The shape of the airplane's nose helps it to overcome wind drag.
6. (politics)
a. resistance
Mahatma Gandhi lideró un movimiento de resistencia no violenta.Mahatma Gandhi led a movement of nonviolent resistance.
7. (electronics)
a. resistance
Los superconductores tienen resistencia igual a cero.Superconductors have a resistance of zero.
8. (electronic component)
a. resistor
Este circuito eléctrico tiene cuatro resistencias conectadas en paralelo.This electric circuit has four resistors wired in parallel.
9. (heating component)
a. element
Encendí la tostadora y la resistencia se puso de color rojo vivo.I turned on the toaster and the element turned bright hot.
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resistencia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. ((gen) &)
a. resistance
ofrecer resistenciato put up resistance
resistencia pasivapassive resistance
2. (de puente, cimientos)
a. strength
3. (para correr, hacer deporte)
a. stamina
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resistencia
1 (oposición) resistance
la Resistencia (Hist) the Resistance; los acusaron de resistencia a la autoridad they were charged with resisting arrest; ofrecer o oponer resistencia to offer resistance; resist
resistencia pasiva passive resistance
2 (aguante) stamina
los alpinistas necesitan mucha resistencia mountaineers need lots of stamina; el maratón es una carrera de resistencia the marathon is an endurance race; escribir una tesis es una prueba de resistencia doing a thesis is a test of endurance; carrera de resistencia long-distance race
3 (a la enfermedad, al frío) resistance
4 [de materiales] strength
este plástico es valorado por su resistencia this plastic is valued for its strength
5 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) (cualidad) resistance; (componente de circuito) resistor; [de plancha, secador] element;
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