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Contents
  • 1 Physics
  • 2 Medicine
  • 3 Politics and military
  • 4 Games
  • 5 Books
  • 6 Film and TV
    • 6.1 Television
  • 7 Other
  • 8 Music
    • 8.1 Albums
    • 8.2 Songs
Physics
  • Electrical resistance, a measure of the degree to which conductor opposes an electric current through that conductor.
  • Friction,
    • Drag (physics) ("air resistance"), fluid or gas forces opposing motion and flow
  • Geological resistance, a measure of how well minerals resist erosive factors
    • Hydraulic conductivity, the ease with which water can pore spaces or fractures in soil or rock
  • Thermal resistance, a measure of difficulty of heat transfer through a substance
    • Thermal conductivity, how well heat is conducted through a substance
    • Thermal resistance in electronics, heat considerations in electronics design
  • In materials science, the term is sometimes used for hardness
Medicine
  • Antibiotic resistance, used for bacteria resistant to antibiotics.
  • Airway resistance, a concept in respiratory physiology
Politics and military
  • Resistance movement, a group trying to thwart foreign occupation
  • Resistance (socialist youth organisation), an Australian Marxist organisation
  • Draft resistance, organized or personal opposition to military conscription
  • HMS Resistance, the name of four ships of the Royal Navy, and one planned one
  • Resistance (military) is the ability of an organized force to stand on the defensive
  • White Aryan Resistance
  • Resistance: Journal of the Earth Liberation Movement, an earth liberation magazine
  • Resistance (YBNP), from 2011, new name of Young BNP (age 18-30)
Games
  • Resistance, a series of alternate history sci-fi shooters developed for Sony video game consoles.
    • Resistance: Fall of Man, a Sony PlayStation 3 game
    • Resistance 2, sequel to Resistance: Fall of Man
    • Resistance 3, the third game in the main series
    • Resistance: Retribution, a Sony PlayStation Portable game
    • Resistance: Burning Skies, a Sony PlayStation Vita game
  • Operation Flashpoint: Resistance, expansion pack of video game Operation Flashpoint
  • "Resistance", a map of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer
  • The Resistance, one of two factions in Ingress
  • The Resistance (game)
Books
  • Resistance, a 1995 novel by Anita Shreve
  • Resistance (Owen Sheers novel), a 2007 historical novel by Owen Sheers
  • The Resistance (Animorphs), an Animorphs book
  • either of two similarly named but otherwise unrelated comic book series, both published by Wildstorm:
    • Resistance (comics), based on the video game of the same title
    • The Resistance (comics), by Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Juan Santacruz
Film and TV
  • Resistance (2003 film), a 2003 war film, with Bill Paxton
  • Resistance (2011 film), a 2011 war film, with Michael Sheen
  • The Resistance (2011film), a Martial art film, with Peng Zhang Li
Television
  • Resistance (V), a group of humans opposing an alien takeover in the V television series
  • "Resistance" (Battlestar Galactica), a Battlestar Galactica episode
  • "Resistance" (Star Trek: Voyager episode), the 28th episode of Star Trek: Voyager
  • Resistance (Doctor Who audio) Dr Who audio presentation
Other
  • La Résistance (professional wrestling)
  • Resistance welding, a group of welding processes
  • Psychological resistance, the forces that counteract progress in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy
  • Response based therapy, counselling involving discussion of victims'' acts of resistance to violence
  • Resistance (philosophy), a concept created by author Steven Pressfield that illustrates the universal force that acts against human creativity
Music
  • Resistance Records, a white power music label
Albums
  • Resistance (Burning Spear album), 1986 album
  • Resistance (Mika Nakashima album), 2002 album
  • Resistance (Alove for Enemies album), 2006 album
  • The Resistance (Muse album), 2009 album
Songs
  • "Resistance" (song) by Muse
  • "Resistance", a song by Japanese band High and Mighty Color
  • "Resistance", a song by Soulfly from Enslaved
  • "La Resistance" (South Park song) a song from the musical South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
  • "The Resistance", song by rock band Anberlin on New Surrender
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