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with stand

  • v  resist or confront with resistance
    The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
  • v  stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

  • In interviews with PTI reporters across the country, most depression patients who had been "cured" or were well on the way to recovery questioned Eagleton's fitness to withstand .
  • The product of years of research and testing, Spyfish is elegant and streamlined but rugged enough to withstand depths of 150 m and conditions too cold or dangerous for a human .
  • The more familiar over the past few years is the narrower of the two: Can Darwinian evolution withstand the criticisms of Christians who believe that it contradicts the creation .
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  • Giant screens to save fish installed on Yellowstone River
    It takes heavy-duty structures to withstand the punishment of the Yellowstone River. Spring high-water flows can float whole cottonwood trees and shove boulders. In winter, ice blocks as big as cars are pushed up onto the riverbank.
    June 21, 2013 - Ravalli Republic
  • Non-Contact Angle Sensors operate in harsh environments.
    Encased in aluminum housing, Vert-X 28HD Series non-contact angle sensors are sealed against ingress of liquids and solids to IP 69K, withstand shock of 50 G and vibration of 20 G, and operate over -40 to +85°C temperature range. Units feature 0-360° measurement range, 12-bit repeatability of 0.1° or better, and maximum hysteresis of 0.1°. Minimum life is 360 million movements and units last 185 ...
    June 21, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • Split Collet Connectors come in large thread sizes.
    Constructed of stainless steel and anodized aluminum, FasMate FN Series can withstand pressures up to 3,500 psi without thread sealant and wrench tightening. In addition to thread port sealing range of 1/8–½ in. NPT, BSPP, BSPT, SAE O-Ring, and ISO O-Ring Metric sizes, units include 3/4 in. NPT, BSPP, BSPT, and -12 (1 1/16–12) SAE O-Ring to meet growing needs of manufacturing ...
    June 20, 2013 - ThomasNet

  • Vice President Dick Cheney in FOXNews
    He never would have succeeded if he hadn't had a clear objective, a vision for where he wanted to go, and he was willing to withstand the slings and arrows of the political wars in order to get there,Cheney said of Lincoln in an interview...
  • Gerard Arpey in Wall Street Journal
    AMR Chairman and Chief Executive Gerard Arpey said last week that "the airline industry as it is constituted today was not built to withstand oil prices at $125 or $130 per barrel, and certainly not when record fuel expenses are coupled with a weak...

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