Which preposition to use with resistance

to Occurrences 475%

The skin of this duck on the contrary presents a degree of resistance to the carver which proves that it has been placed in the oven before it had arrived at that stage of perfection.

of Occurrences 338%

One of the most interesting things I saw in 1873, just before my marriage, was the court-martial of Marshal Bazaine for treachery at Metzgiving up his army and the city without any attempt to break through the enemy's lines, or in fact any resistance of any kind.

in Occurrences 87%

" Somewhat reassured, the stranger went on eating until his knife encountered resistance in the secondary layer of beans; when he once more inspected the dish, with marked agitation.

on Occurrences 57%

The enemy was developing a more organised resistance on a crescent-shaped line from Et Tineh through Yasur to Beshshit, and it was necessary to adopt deliberate methods of attack to move him.

from Occurrences 40%

This is accomplished by the bird having already acquired sufficient velocity, and its wings being parallel to the horizon, meeting with but small resistance from the atmosphere.

against Occurrences 36%

It was obvious from the complete success of XXth Corps' operations against the Turkish left, which had been worked out absolutely 'according to plan,' that General Allenby had so thoroughly mystified von Kressenstein that the latter had put all his reserves into the wrong spot, and that the 53rd Division's stout resistance against superior numbers had pinned them down to the wrong end of the line.

by Occurrences 26%

A feeble resistance by some of the Greeks only gave Mahomet pretexts for further aggression, soon followed by his formal declaration of war.

at Occurrences 16%

The objective of this Division was the important Junction Station on the Turks' Jaffa-Jerusalem railway, and a big step forward was made in the early afternoon by the overcoming of a stubborn resistance at Mesmiyeh, troops rushing the village from the south and capturing 292 prisoners and 7 machine guns.

with Occurrences 13%

It combined solidity and the power of resistance with mobility.

per Occurrences 9%

It is found, experimentally, that in malleable iron tubes of the respective thicknesses of .525, .272, and .124 inches, the resistances per square inch of section are 19.17, 14.47, and 7.47 tons respectively.

due Occurrences 8%

Q.Has not M. Morin, in France, made some very complete experiments to determine the friction of surfaces of different kinds sliding upon one another? A.He has; but the result does not differ materially from what is stated above, though, upon the whole, M. Morin, found the resistance due to friction to be somewhat greater than it has been found to be by various other engineers.

for Occurrences 7%

They made a stubborn resistance for a little while, but it was of no use for any eight hundred, or even sixteen hundred Indians to try and check a charge of the gallant old Fifth Cavalry, and they soon came to that conclusion and began a running retreat towards Red Cloud Agency.

as Occurrences 7%

The danger was so imminentthe force of the Christians was so augmented, and that of the Moslems so weakened that such resistance as Mahometan Spain alone could offer seemed hopeless.

than Occurrences 7%

Thou wilt have sinned but a little, seeing that thou hadst far less power of resistance than those aforementioned.

into Occurrences 5%

THE SITUATION Although the fighting tactics of the Committee were, for the reasons which I have already given, not to concentrate all their means of resistance into one hour, or in one particular place, but to spread them over as many points and as many days as possible, each of us knew instinctively, as also the criminals of the Elysée on their side, that the day would be decisive.

along Occurrences 5%

The Vesle was only lightly held, while resistance along the Aisne, both against the French and the British, has been and still is of a determined character.

within Occurrences 2%

So they drew up and sat down before Eargate, and laid their ambuscade for Mr. Resistance within a bow shot of the town.

among Occurrences 2%

Robert, Earl of Gloucester, the illegitimate son of Henry I, had done homage to Stephen; but his allegiance was very doubtful; and the general belief that he would renounce his fealty engendered secret hostility or open resistance among other powerful barons.

before Occurrences 2%

It is a spider called a 'nookee,' which spins a thread so strong, as to offer a sensible resistance before breaking.

during Occurrences 2%

should if you consider the resistance over a given distance, and not the resistance during a given time.

like Occurrences 2%

If this aversation had its origin in contempt and resistance like his own he might well go home with a sad countenance; but the sour faces of the multitude, like their sweet faces, have no deep cause,disguise no god, but are put on and off as the wind blows and a newspaper directs.

over Occurrences 1%

should if you consider the resistance over a given distance, and not the resistance during a given time.

out Occurrences 1%

I believe he hovered through long hesitations about the fields of the Hickleybrow glebe, and finally, when that squealing began, took the line of least resistance out of his perplexities into the Incognito.

through Occurrences 1%

In the construction of the line care was taken to insure the lowest possible resistance through the circuit, even to the furnishing of the river cables with conductors weighing 500 lb. per mile.

throughout Occurrences 1%

[Sidenote: Resistance throughout the colonies 1774-75.] 129.

Which preposition to use with  resistance