n. resistance to penetration or alteration.

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  • Antitypy — An*tit y*py, n. [Gr. ?.] Opposition or resistance of matter to force. [R.] Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antitypy — an·tit·y·py …   English syllables

  • antitypy — anˈtid.əpē, pi, titə noun ( es) Etymology: Greek antitypia, from antitypos + ia : resistance offered especially by matter to penetrative force, alteration, or change …   Useful english dictionary

  • autantitypy — (ɔːtænˈtɪtɪpɪ) [f. Gr. αὐτ(ο self + antitypy.] ‘The positive notion of an insuperable power in body of resisting compression; ultimate or absolute incompressibility.’ Sir W. Hamilton Dissert. in Reid s Wks. 847 …   Useful english dictionary

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