resist

Definitions

General Science

Banking

  • verb to fight against something, not to give in to something

Cars & Driving

  • noun a substance applied onto aluminium pieces before etching; no surface particles are removed where the surface is covered with the protective coating

Electronics

  • A material whose chemical properties change when irradiated. Resists are usually utilized as thin films applied to substrates to selectively protect areas from energy beams. Utilized, for instance, to transfer patterns in semiconductor manufacturing techniques such as lithography.

Information & Library Science

  • verb to refuse to accept or do something and even try to prevent it happening

Medical

  • verb to be strong enough to avoid being killed or attacked by a disease

Publishing

  • noun a coating on a printing plate which protects part of the plate from acid
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