What is electric resistance?

Some articles on electric resistance:

Air Conditioning - Construction - Types - Heat Pumps
... heat is significantly more energy efficient than electric resistance heating ... A heat pump system will therefore have a form of electric resistance heating in the indoor air path that is activated only in this mode in order to compensate for ... a heat pump because some units use only electric resistance heat when heating is desired ...
Measuring Instrument - Electricity, Electronics and Electrical Engineering - Electric Resistance, Electrical Conductance (and Electrical Conductivity)
... Ohmmeter Time-domain reflectometer characterizes and locates faults in metallic cables by runtime measurements of electric signals ... Wheatstone bridge ...

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    Principally the church steeple,
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