Electrical Resistance

Science / Chemistry / Electrical Resistance: The ability of a material to oppose the flow of an electric current, converting electrical energy into heat. The SI unit of resistance is the ohm.

Other Words for Resistance

Resistance Verb Synonyms: defenses
Resistance Noun Synonyms: opposition, defiance, refusal, denial, obstruction, intransigence, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, stubbornness
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NEC (National Electrical Code)

Business / Construction / NEC (National Electrical Code): A set of rules governing safe wiring methods. Local codes—which are backed by law—may differ from the NEC in some ways. MORE

Pest Resistance Management (PRM) Plans

Business / Agriculture / Pest Resistance Management (PRM) Plans: To protect the continued use of biopesticides, the Environmental Protection Agency is requiring companies developing transgenic crops (see genetic engineering) to submit and implement pest resistance MORE

Abrasion Resistance

Life Style / Painting / Abrasion Resistance: Resistance to being worn away by rubbing or friction; related more to toughness than to hardness. A necessary quality for floor finishes, enamels and varnishes. MORE

Mildew Resistance

Life Style / Painting / Mildew Resistance: The ability of a coating to resist the growth of molds and mildew. Mildew is particularly prevalent in moist, humid and warm climates. MORE

Home Run (Electrical)

Business / Construction / Home Run (Electrical): The electrical cable that carries power from the main circuit breaker panel to the first electrical box, plug, or switch in the circuit. MORE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Technology / Computers / Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): A non-profit professional organization with 365,000 members in 150 countries, dedicated to the advancement of technology related to electricity and electrical components. IEEE forms groups for the est MORE

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