Definition of RESISTANT

Adjective : RESISTANT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress; "the plant is tolerant of saltwater"; "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought" ;

  • 3. (

    ) impervious to being affected; "resistant to the effects of heat"; "resistant to persuasion" ;

  • 5. (

    ) incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water" ;


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