Definition of resistive
: marked by resistance —often used in combination fire-resistive material
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The Clarity electric has a single water-cooling system that covers the battery pack, power electronics, and motor, and while all Clarity models have resistive heating, in the Clarity electric it’s supplemented by a heat pump.
The GO 500 and GO 600 each offer largely the same set of features, but add a smartphone-like capacitive touchscreen instead of the older resistive type found on the GO 50.
Let’s rage against the screen for a moment: Instead of a capacitive touchscreen — like the kind that graces the iPhone, Palm and HTC G1, among others — the Nuvifone uses resistive technology.
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