Resisting
Resisting Re*sist"ing, a. Making resistance; opposing; as, a resisting medium. -- {Re*sist"ing ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • resisting — index chronic, cohesive (sticking), disorderly, dissenting, indomitable, opposite, renitent, spartan …   Law dictionary

  • resisting — non·resisting; resisting; un·resisting; …   English syllables

  • Resisting — Resist Re*sist (r? z?st ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resisting}.] [F. r[ e]sister, L. resistere, pref. re re + sistere to stand, cause to stand, v. causative of stare to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. To stand against; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resisting — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Tending to resist, as an influence or idea: renitent, resistant, resistive. See RESIST …   English dictionary for students

  • resisting — re·sist || rɪ zɪst n. protective coating, coating that inhibits an effect or reaction (such as paint which prevents the rusting of metal) v. oppose, fight against, challenge; withstand, be immune to the effects of; refrain from, desist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • resisting — present part of resist …   Useful english dictionary

  • resisting arrest — n. Using physical efforts to avoid being arrested by a police officer. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. resisting arrest The crime of u …   Law dictionary

  • Resisting unlawful arrest — is a possible justification for breaking the law. Defendants who use this defense are arguing that they should not be held guilty for a crime, since the actions taken were intended to protect them from an unlawful arrest.Many courts will not… …   Wikipedia

  • Resisting ly — Resisting Re*sist ing, a. Making resistance; opposing; as, a resisting medium. {Re*sist ing ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Resisting arrest — is a term used to describe a criminal charge against an individual who has committed at least one of the following acts:*Eluding a police officer who is attempting to arrest the individual *Using or threatening to use force against an officer… …   Wikipedia

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