resistant


resistant

adjective

  1. resisting.

noun

  1. a person or thing that resists.

adjective

  1. characterized by or showing resistance; resisting
    1. impervious to the action of corrosive substances, heat, etca highly resistant surface
    2. (in combination)a heat-resistant surface

noun

  1. a person or thing that resists
adj.

c.1600, from French résistant, present participle of résister (see resist). In reference to diseases or drugs from 1897.

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