# Definitions for resistiverɪˈzɪs tɪvre·sis·tive

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exhibiting or relating to electrical resistance

disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority

### WiktionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

Resisting the passage of electrical current

This material is highly resistive.

Tending to resist

He had a stubborn, resistive nature.

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1. resistive

The electrical resistance of an object is a measure of its opposition to the flow of electric current. Its reciprocal quantity is electrical conductance, measuring the ease with which an electric current passes. Electrical resistance shares some conceptual parallels with mechanical friction. The SI unit of electrical resistance is the ohm (Ω), while electrical conductance is measured in siemens (S) (formerly called the 'mho' and then represented by ℧). The resistance of an object depends in large part on the material it is made of. Objects made of electrical insulators like rubber tend to have very high resistance and low conductance, while objects made of electrical conductors like metals tend to have very low resistance and high conductance. This relationship is quantified by resistivity or conductivity. The nature of a material is not the only factor in resistance and conductance, however; it also depends on the size and shape of an object because these properties are extensive rather than intensive. For example, a wire's resistance is higher if it is long and thin, and lower if it is short and thick. All objects resist electrical current, except for superconductors, which have a resistance of zero.

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1. resistive

Resistive refers to the quality or property of an object, system, or material to oppose, reduce, or resist the flow of electrical current or other types of energy. It's often used in the context of physics and electrical engineering. Additionally, it can also refer to the characteristic of being resistant or unyielding to certain situations or changes.

### Webster DictionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

serving to resist

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of resistive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of resistive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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## Translations for resistive

• प्रतिरोधी
• התנגדות

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