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1. resistive

adjective. disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority.

Synonyms

  • resistant
  • noncompliant
  • defiant

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • susceptible
  • absorbent
  • pervious

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • resist (English)
  • resistre (Anglo-Norman)

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2. fire-resistive

adjective. difficult to burn.

Synonyms

  • fire-retardant
  • fire-resisting
  • noncombustible
  • incombustible

Antonyms

  • comburent
  • inflammable
  • ignescent
  • combustive

Sentences with resistive


1. Adjective
The trick is to choose an object that is resistive to the paper mache glue, so it can be removed.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A *resistive* load is usually when the appliance generates heat transfer of some kind.

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