What does resistive mean?

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  1. (physics) Resisting the passage of electrical current
  2. Tending to resist
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Product groups include passive and electromechanical components, capacitors, resistive products, ferrites, fuses, inductors and filters.
Movement in a rectilinear manner decreases the resistive forces associated with the locomotor activity and minimizes the distance traveled.
The work involved depositing a resistive nickle-phosphorus layer using electroless plating on a copper foil.
Breathing against an inspiratory resistive load is known to produce increases in plasma cytokines.
Capacitive, piezo resistive, or piezoelectric sensors pick up these motion-triggered vibrations.
Even the most resistive of these locutions, however, do not explicitly embrace feminism or seek any larger political context.

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