Even a four-kilometre deposit might reduce the effective resistance of the crust to compressive forces, by 10 per cent.
Then it would be too late for her to make any effective resistance.
If force is used to take them from us, we shall make the most effective resistance in our power.
Never dreaming of so rude an interruption, the raiders were taken utterly by surprise and made no effective resistance.
A Bricklayer earnestly recommended bricks as affording the best material for an effective resistance.
The Saxon bishops were feeble and indolent, and were not capable of making an effective resistance.
It was unlikely that they would be able to oppose any effective resistance to the enemy's flank movement.
Appeals to cupidity and envy would find hearers, and there could be no effective resistance.
They were detected by radar, eventually but too late for any effective resistance to be organized.
The chief effort was against Belfast, where Smith-Dorrien was in command of a garrison too weak for effective resistance.