(rə-zi’stəns) noun. The ability to impede (resist) the flow of electric current. With the exception of superconductors, all substances have a greater or lesser degree of resistance. Substances with very low resistance, such as metals, conduct electricity well and are called conductors. Substances with very high resistance, such as glass and rubber, conduct electricity poorly and are called nonconductors or insulators, kerintangan
resistance (rĭ-zĭsʹtəns) noun. 1. opposition, tentangan: the members' resistance to the Union's proposal, tentangan ahli-ahli terhadap usul Kesatuan; our troops broke down the enemy's resistance, askar-askar kami mematahkan tentangan pihak musuh; /make, offer / /no, not much/ resistance to, tidak membuat/ tentangan, tentangan yang kuat/ terhadap; 2. capacity to withstand, ketahanan: the material's resistance to heat has been tested, ketahanan bahan itu terhadap haba telah diuji; bodily resistance to infection, ketahanan badan terhadap jangkitan; 3. opposing force, rintangan: wind resistance, rintangan angin; air resistance, rintangan udara; 4. often the Resistance, secret organization resisting the authorities, (Pihak) Penentang; 5. (electricity) rintangan; /choose, follow, take/the line of least resistance, mengambil jalan /mudah, senang/.