One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
2Of a fluid medium: not offering resistance to a moving body; (of a body) not offering resistance to a tensile strain, electric current, etc. Now rare.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Daniel Defoe (?1660–1731), writer and businessman. From non- + resisting.
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