Resistant

  • (adj): Incapable of absorbing or mixing with.
    Example: "Plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
    Synonyms: repellent
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on resistant:

Shock Resistant Watch
... Shock resistant is a common mark stamped on the back of wrist watches to indicate how well a watch copes with mechanical shocks ... Before the widespread adoption of shock resistant balance pivots in the 1950s, broken balance wheel staffs were a common cause of watch repairs ...
Streptogramin
... Streptogramins are effective in the treatment of vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), two of the most rapidly growing ...
Striped Flea Beetle
... Cultivation practices and the use of resistant crop varieties help prevent severe flea beetle infestations ... The use of resistant plant varieties may reduce injury by existing beetles ... Resistant cabbage varieties include 'Stein's Early Flat Dutch', 'Mammoth Red Rock', 'Savoy Perfection Drumhead', and 'Ferry's Round Dutch' ...
Monadnocks - Geology
... Volcanic or other processes may give rise to a body of rock resistant to erosion, inside a body of softer rock such as limestone which is more susceptible to erosion ... When the less resistant rock is eroded away to form a plain, the more resistant rock is left behind as an isolated mountain ...
MAT/5 Mine
... The MAT/5 is an Italian circular plastic cased minimum metal blast resistant anti-tank blast mine ... It uses a pneumatic fuze which is resistant to shock and blast, and is also claimed to be resistant to mine flails and mine rollers ...

More definitions of "resistant":

  • (adj): Relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection).
    Synonyms: immune
  • (adj): Incapable of being affected.
    Example: "Resistant to persuasion"