How to use Resists in a sentence
It naturally resists dust mites, mold and mildew.
Human nature seldom resists the charms of a fixed standard - least of all when it is applied by a live judge in a visible court.
Among the many varieties of trees and plants found are the date palm, mimosa, wild olive, giant sycamores, junipers and laurels, the myrrh and other gum trees (gnarled and stunted, these flourish most on the eastern foothills), a magnificent pine (the Natal yellow pine, which resists the attacks of the white ant), the fig, orange, lime, pomegranate, peach, apricot, banana and other fruit trees; the grape vine (rare), blackberry and raspberry; the cotton and indigo plants, and occasionally the sugar cane.
Friction resists the motion of one surface upon another, but it may and frequently does confer the motion of the one upon the other, and in this way causes, instead of resists, the motion of the latter.
The wood is close-grained, long-fibred, perfumed and highly resinous, and resists the action of water.Advertisement
When the load is at F', the reaction at B' is m/l and the moment at C' is m(l-x)ll, which will be reckoned positive, when it resists a tendency of the right-hand part of the girder to turn counter-clockwise.
His speculum metal is composed of four atoms of copper (126.4 parts) and one of tin (58.9 parts), a brilliant alloy, which resists tarnish better than any other compound tried.
Similarly, both in First Principles and in the Principles of Psychology, he assigns to us, in addition to our definite consciousness of our subjective affections, an indefinite consciousness of something out of consciousness, of something which resists, of objective existence.
Here the merit of nickel steel is not so much that it resists perforation, as that it does not crack even when deeply penetrated by a projectile.
The hardness of the hardened chrome steel resists the burglar's drill, and the ductility of the wrought iron the blows of his sledge.Advertisement
It resists the action of water, salt or fresh, very well, and is therefore useful in situations where the work is likely to be submerged immediately after it has been put in place.
The forests contain valuable timber trees such as African oak or teak (Oldfieldia Africana), rosewood, ebony, tamarind, camwood, odum - whose wood resists the attacks of termites - and the tolmgah or brimstone tree.
He is indeed free from the grosser faults of deliberate Critical injustice and falsification, and he resists that temptation to invent, to which "the minds of authors are only too method.
When the wing ascends as shown at p, the air (fulcrum f) resists its upward passage, and forces the body (b) or its representative (w) slightly downwards.
When the wing descends as shown at p', the air (fulcrum f) resists its downward passage, and forces the body (b) or its representative (w') slightly upwards.Advertisement
It lowers itself - the front part of the wing strongly resists, the sail which follows it being flexible yields.
The trunks make good piles for wharves, &c., as the wood resists the attacks of borers; the leaves are used for thatching.
In arranging his list, however, he defers to the established doctrine of the four cardinal virtues (derived from Plato and the Stoics through Cicero); accordingly, the Aristotelian ten have to stand under the higher genera of (1) the prudence which gives reasoned rules of conduct, (2) the temperance which restrains misleading desire, and (3) the fortitude that resists misleading fear of dangers or toils.
However, Caldwell -- clearly a real film ' buff ' -- resists any inclination to spend much time on any of these films.
Needs permanent injection of backbone but resists all lawyer's efforts to strengthen resolve.Advertisement
The variable pitch of the screw flights uniformly draws material from the hopper and resists segregation of the product.
In Between Women a woman resists telling her best friend about a drunken snog she enjoyed with her soon to be husband.
If he removed the resists he did not stain the soundboard.
The crinkle viscose fabric is super for traveling, as it both hides and resists creasing.
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BaocXsbs resists all attempts to explain it as a purely Greek formation, and the termination assimilates it to certain Phrygian words.
The reshaped seat is flatter and uses a new seat cover texture that resists slipping.
Needs permanent injection of backbone but resists all lawyer 's efforts to strengthen resolve.
It also naturally resists spills and dirt.
The latter resists wrinkles and is often cheaper than 100 percent cotton garments.Advertisement
It is very easy to care for and resists stains, making it a good choice for parents of messy eaters.
Since silver resists corrosion, conducts electricity and has a good level of durability, several industries use it in their products.
This coating resists damage from any type of beverage, including fruit juice, energy drinks, and even alcohol.
Titanium Dioxide, a mineral that resists absorption, so it forms a protective barrier over your skin to block out UV rays and environmental pollutants.
As it has no waxes, it resists the smudging common with pencil liners.Advertisement
Water repellant-Many curtains are designed to be water repellant, which resists mold, mildew, and soap-scum build-up.
Aluminum is a common choice for bakeware because it conducts heat well, resists rust and corrosion, and is durable yet lightweight.
Well she resists arrest and spouts off drunken profanities to the police officers.
The inner mattress is made from a combination of crushed egg shells and medical grade orthopedic foam that resists flattening with repeated use.
If your dog resists the treatment mask, consult your vet about a crate treatment.Advertisement
Recommended for Garden Zones 7 and above, the Chuck Hayes or Oregon Gardenia also resists many common gardenia problems.
It resists rotting and weathering and looks beautiful for a long time.
Corian's unique, nonporous surface resists stains, and with proper cleaning the long-lived good looks of Corian are complimented by the practicality of the stain-resistant and easy-to-clean surface.
The oil in cedar resists rot, making it an excellent choice for outdoor applications such as siding.
Some homeowners use cedar in the interior of their spa or when they install a jacuzzi tub because it resists humidity.Advertisement
It resists scuffs, which is very important if you have children or pets.
Less Maintenance - Unlike traditional lumber, TimberTech resists sun and water damage.
A strong fabric that resists tearing, repels water and retains warmth, it was the natural choice for people living mostly outdoor lives in cold, damp and windy areas.
Wool naturally resists dust mites, mold, mildew, and bacteria.
While other items need to be dipped in chemicals to be flame resistant, organic wool resists flames naturally.Advertisement
First of all, it naturally resists water and its insulating qualities are known to keep people warm when other fabrics fail.
Look to them when you are searching for rainwear that packs well, feels fantastic and resists wrinkles.
In 2004, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) for treatment of axillary (underarm) hyperhidrosis that resists treatment with topical drugs.
This durable material is designed to outlast typical spandex, and resists the effects of many pool and ocean visits, including chlorine, body oils, sunscreen and more.
Arguably the best thing about this type of swimsuit is that it resists wrinkles, making it ideal for traveling and endurance water activities.
Understanding which vitamins are good for the skin can help you plan a balanced diet that will promote radiant skin while it naturally resists different skin disorders.
Jewelers claim the tungsten will look new for years because the hard material retains the original pattern, resists scratches and stays shiny through daily wear or even rough handling.
The bags are constructed of Nano-tex treated fabric, a high-performance material that resists spills.
Available at Eastern Mountain Sports, this bag is full of bells and whistles, like a canvas finish that withstands and resists stains and a mesh water bottle enclave to carry your favorite drink.
The fabric coated gear resists dirt, and is water repellent.
Those are advantages that no Uggs lover can resists.
Most manufacturers create a fabric that is machine-washable, dryer-friendly, and resists wrinkling.
Manduka mats have specific top and bottom surfaces, with the top being the sticky side to keep feet stable during standing poses, and the bottom having a fabric-like feel that resists bunching and shifting.
Water provides natural resistance to your movements, and the faster you move, the more the water resists you.
Unlike undergarments that rely on elastic for shaping, which can stretch out of shape over time, microfiber resists this stretching and will pop back into shape time and time again.
It resists bacteria, thus cutting down on possible odor.
The " ni-in " (also known as " axe ") is a small scale insect belonging to the genus Coccus, found in Yucatan, Oaxaca, Vera Cruz, Michoacan and other southern states, where it inhabits the spondia trees and produces a greasy substance called " ni-inea," which is much used by the natives as a varnish, especially for domestic utensils, as it resists fire as well as water.
They will be liegemen of Bruce only so long as he resists England.
Here the work of reason is assimilated to the force which binds together the parts of an inorganic body and resists their separation.