resistente


resistente
adj.
1 tough, strong (fuerte).
resistente al calor heat-resistant
2 resistant, hard, hard-wearing, stout.
f. & m.
resistance fighter.
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resistente
adjetivo
1 (que resiste) resistant (a, to)
resistente al agua water-resistant
2 (fuerte) tough, strong
3 (tejido) hard-wearing
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adj.
1) resistant
2) tough
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1.
ADJ (=que ofrece resistencia) resistant (a to)
[tela] hard-wearing, tough; [ropa] strong; (Bot) hardy

resistente al calor — resistant to heat, heat-resistant

resistente al fuego — fireproof

hacerse resistente — (Med) to build up a resistance (a to)

2.
SMF resistance fighter
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adjetivo <material/metal> resistant, tough; <tela> tough, hard-wearing; <persona/animal/planta> tough, hardy

resistente a la humedad — damp-proof

resistente al calor — heat-resistant

resistente al frío — resistant to cold

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= robust, resilient, stubborn, serviceable, rugged, sturdy [sturdier -comp., sturdiest -sup.], hardy [hardier -comp., hardiest -sup.], durable, resistant, hard-wearing.
Ex. Although microcomputers are relatively robust, they do not take kindly to frequent moves from one location to another, particularly on wheeled trollies.
Ex. The solution was found to be a composition of glue and treacle which could be cast on to the roller stock and which made a seamless, resilient surface that inked perfectly.
Ex. He is seldom happy, never satisfied, temperamental, stubborn; his behavior at times can be charitably characterized as erratic.
Ex. Plain calico makes a serviceable book cover but it looks better when it is coloured.
Ex. The article 'Where no drive has gone before: ruggedized CD-ROM drives' provides examples of conditions where CD-ROM drives need to be particularly rugged (severe industrial conditions, severe shock and vibration conditions, and severe military conditions).
Ex. Here came every sort of human ingredient -- sturdy homesteaders, skilled craftsmen, precious scoundrels.
Ex. These plants are often not as hardy when placed in the garden under less than hothouse conditions.
Ex. The slips are cheaper, but less durable than cards.
Ex. After a number of years in office, however, they became increasingly abrasive, remote, contemptuous of criticism, and resistant to any change that might reduce their authority.
Ex. The manufacturers of this type of artificial turf say that while the grass is soft and springy underfoot it is extremely tough and hard-wearing.
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* mancha resistente = stubborn stain.
* muy resistente = heavy-duty.
* planta resistente a las heladas = hardy-annual.
* resistente a = impervious to, refractory to.
* resistente al ácido = acid-resistant.
* resistente al agua = water resistant.
* resistente a la lejía = bleachable.
* resistente a la lluvia = showerproof.
* resistente a las drogas = drug-resistant.
* resistente al calor = heat-resistant.
* resistente al cambio = resistant to change.
* resistente al fuego = fire-resistant.
* resistente al viento = windproof.
* resistente a un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
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adjetivo <material/metal> resistant, tough; <tela> tough, hard-wearing; <persona/animal/planta> tough, hardy

resistente a la humedad — damp-proof

resistente al calor — heat-resistant

resistente al frío — resistant to cold

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= robust, resilient, stubborn, serviceable, rugged, sturdy [sturdier -comp., sturdiest -sup.], hardy [hardier -comp., hardiest -sup.], durable, resistant, hard-wearing.

Ex: Although microcomputers are relatively robust, they do not take kindly to frequent moves from one location to another, particularly on wheeled trollies.

Ex: The solution was found to be a composition of glue and treacle which could be cast on to the roller stock and which made a seamless, resilient surface that inked perfectly.
Ex: He is seldom happy, never satisfied, temperamental, stubborn; his behavior at times can be charitably characterized as erratic.
Ex: Plain calico makes a serviceable book cover but it looks better when it is coloured.
Ex: The article 'Where no drive has gone before: ruggedized CD-ROM drives' provides examples of conditions where CD-ROM drives need to be particularly rugged (severe industrial conditions, severe shock and vibration conditions, and severe military conditions).
Ex: Here came every sort of human ingredient -- sturdy homesteaders, skilled craftsmen, precious scoundrels.
Ex: These plants are often not as hardy when placed in the garden under less than hothouse conditions.
Ex: The slips are cheaper, but less durable than cards.
Ex: After a number of years in office, however, they became increasingly abrasive, remote, contemptuous of criticism, and resistant to any change that might reduce their authority.
Ex: The manufacturers of this type of artificial turf say that while the grass is soft and springy underfoot it is extremely tough and hard-wearing.
* mancha resistente = stubborn stain.
* muy resistente = heavy-duty.
* planta resistente a las heladas = hardy-annual.
* resistente a = impervious to, refractory to.
* resistente al ácido = acid-resistant.
* resistente al agua = water resistant.
* resistente a la lejía = bleachable.
* resistente a la lluvia = showerproof.
* resistente a las drogas = drug-resistant.
* resistente al calor = heat-resistant.
* resistente al cambio = resistant to change.
* resistente al fuego = fire-resistant.
* resistente al viento = windproof.
* resistente a un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].

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resistente1
adjective
‹material/metal› resistant, strong, tough; ‹tela› strong, tough, hard-wearing; ‹persona/animal/planta› tough, hardy resistente A algo:
resistente a la humedad damp-proof
resistente al calor heat-resistant
resistente al frío resistant to cold
las langostas se hicieron resistentes al pesticida the locusts became resistant to the pesticide
resistente2
masculine and feminine
member of the Resistance
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resistente adjetivo ‹material/metalresistant, tough;
telatough, hard-wearing;
persona/animal/plantatough, hardy;
resistente al calor heat-resistant

resistente adjetivo
1 (que soporta bien circunstancias adversas) resistant: emplea una pintura resistente al agua, use a water-resistant paint
(duradero, fuerte) strong, tough: lleva un calzado muy resistente, he wears strong shoes
2 (persona) tough, resilient
(planta) hardy

'resistente' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
aguantador
- horno
English:
delicate
- flameproof
- hardy
- resistant
- serviceable
- strong
- sturdy
- tough
- water-resistant
- wear
- flame
- hard
- heavy
- heavyweight
- robust
- toughen
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resistente adj
[fuerte] [material] strong, tough; [tela] tough, hard-wearing; [estructura] strong; [persona, animal] tough; [planta] tough, hardy; [bacteria] resistant;
resistente al calor heat-resistant;
resistente al frío resistant to the cold;
resistente a los antibióticos resistant to antibiotics;
hacerse resistente (a) to build up a resistance (to)
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resistente
adj
1 (fuerte) strong, tough
2 resistant(a to);
resistente al calor heat-resistant;
resistente al fuego fireproof
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resistente adj
1) : resistant
2) : strong, tough
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resistente adj (fuerte) strong
resistente al agua waterproof

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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