passive resister


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n passive resister a reformer who believes in passive resistance
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In literature:

There's no such hopeless obstacle as the passive resistance of a thoroughly lazy man.
"Guy Livingstone;" by George A. Lawrence
No one ever saw any brute oppose a merely passive resistance to attack.
"The Navy as a Fighting Machine" by Bradley A. Fiske
He often took their fright to be obstinacy and passive resistance, and it irritated him all the more.
"In the World War" by Count Ottokar Czernin
Is passive resistance justifiable?
"Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Debate Index" by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Take only the question of passive resistance.
"Liberalism and the Social Problem" by Winston Spencer Churchill
Passivity of resistance at no time appealed to the forceful Abe.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
She did not resist his touch, but her fingers lay passively in his.
"A Maker of History" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
But she threw all the discouraging weight of a passive resistance and dumb protest into the scale.
"A Houseful of Girls" by Sarah Tytler
It is the passive resistance evinced between column commanders, who are called upon to co-operate.
"On the Heels of De Wet" by The Intelligence Officer
The small vessel no longer struggled, nor even moved, but was merely resisting passively.
"Spacehounds of IPC" by Edward Elmer Smith

In news:

A handheld thermometer indicates a 10-12 degree temperature rise, as iron becomes a corrosion-resistant passivation layer of iron oxy hydroxid...
Maisie Kate Miller's passive resistance , pigtail style, tames a bully and shows us how.
Maisie Kate Miller's passive resistance, pigtail style, tames a bully and shows us how.
The corrosion-resistant passivation layer is further protected by a ceramic outer shell.
The Steel DIN Rail is treated with a white passivation process, which offers more than double the corrosion resistance of traditional treatments.
Cosmolubric B-230 vegetable oil-based hydraulic fluid has additives to enhance corrosion resistance , metal passivation, and oxidative inhibition.

In science:

As shown in44 , the drag resistance in the passive layer is RD ∼ αDR where αD should not be too small.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
For the time constants the passive components are realized with specific layers available in the SiGe process: high resistivity polysilicon and polysilicon-sinker (bipolar collector) for the capacitor.
Development of a front end ASIC for Dark Matter directional detection with MIMAC
Hence, as a design guideline, when high piezoelectric coupling is available, purely resistive networks provide the relevant damping and passive controllers can get rid of inductances.
Passive damping of beam vibrations through distributed electric networks and piezoelectric transducers: prototype design and experimental validation
This force per unit length could arise from passive resistance to sliding as well as motors.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
More generally, the passive resistance will have a viscous as well as an elastic component: f = −K∆ − λ ˙∆.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms