resisting force


resisting force
see
internal force

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Resisting unlawful arrest — is a possible justification for breaking the law. Defendants who use this defense are arguing that they should not be held guilty for a crime, since the actions taken were intended to protect them from an unlawful arrest.Many courts will not… …   Wikipedia

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  • Resisting — Resist Re*sist (r? z?st ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resisting}.] [F. r[ e]sister, L. resistere, pref. re re + sistere to stand, cause to stand, v. causative of stare to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. To stand against; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resisting an officer — In criminal law, the offense of obstructing, opposing, and endeavoring to prevent (with or without actual force) a peace officer in the execution of a writ or in the lawful discharge of his duty while making an arrest or otherwise enforcing the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • resisting officer — A criminal offense at common law and also by force of statute in resisting a public officer in the performance of his duties or opposing him by interposing obstacles or impediments to hinder, impede, or prevent him from performing his duties. 39… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • coun|ter|force — «KOWN tuhr FRS, FOHRS», noun. a force acting in opposition to another; contrary, opposing, or resisting force: »The counterforce to the body s efforts is provided by the body weight (New Scientist) …   Useful english dictionary

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