Definition and Meanings for resolution
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Part of Speech of resolution
Etymology of resolution
Meaning of resolution
- the act, operation, or process of resolving.;the act of separating a compound into its elements or component parts.;the act of analyzing a complex notion, or solving a vexed question or difficult problem.
- the state of being relaxed; relaxation.
- the state of being resolved, settled, or determined; firmness; steadiness; constancy; determination.
- that which is resolved or determined; a settled purpose; determination. specifically: a formal expression of the opinion or will of an official body or a public assembly, adopted by vote; as, a legislative resolution; the resolutions of a public meeting.
- the state of being resolved or firm in opinion or thought; conviction; assurance.
- the act or process of solving; solution; as, the resolution of an equation or problem.
- a breaking up, disappearance; or termination, as of a fever, a tumor, or the like.
- the passing of a dissonant into a consonant chord by the rising or falling of the note which makes the discord.
- the act of distinguishing between two close but not identical objects, or, when taking a measurement, bbetween two close values of the property measured.
- a measure of the ability to distinguish between two close but not identical values of the property being measured; it is expressed as the difference in values of a property necessary to make such a distinction; as, a microscope with a resolution of one micron; a thermometer with a resolution of one-tenth of a degree. also called resolving power.