2 the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together [syn: resolving power]
3 the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work" [syn: resoluteness, firmness, resolve] [ant: irresoluteness]
4 finding a solution to a problem [syn: solving]
5 something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "the finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure" [syn: settlement, closure]
6 analysis into clear-cut components [syn: resolving]
7 (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture
8 the subsidence of swelling or others signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
9 (music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord [ant: preparation]
10 a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places" [syn: solution, answer, result, solvent]
11 a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"
Etymologyresolucioun, from or resolutio, from resolvo.
- Rhymes: -uːʃən
- The state of being resolute.
- His stalwart resolution is perhaps admirable, perhaps foolish.
- A statement of
intent, a vow (often New
- My resolution is to cut back on the fast food this year.
- The act of discerning detail.
- The degree of
fineness with which an image can be recorded or produced, often
expressed as the number of pixels per unit of length
(typically an inch).
- Printing at higher resolution will cause a reduction in performance.
- The number of pixels
in an image that are stored or displayed.
- This monitor's maximum resolution is 800x600.
- A formal statement adopted by an assembly.
- The separation of the constituent parts (of a spectrum etc).
- The degree of fineness of such a separation.
- Progression from dissonance to consonance; a chord to which such progression is made.
state of being resolute
statement of intent
- Finnish: lupaus, päätös
- German: Vorsatz
- Japanese: 決断, 決心; qualifier formal 表明
act of discerning detail
- Finnish: erottaminen
- Japanese: 解決
computing: degree of fineness of image
- Croatian: rezolucija, razlučivost
- Czech: rozlišení
- Finnish: erottelukyky, resoluutio
- German: Auflösung
- Japanese: 解像度
- Russian: разрешение
computing: number of pixels in an image as stored or displayed
formal statement adopted by an assembly
- Croatian: rezolucija
- Czech: rezoluce
- Finnish: päätöslauselma, resoluutio
- German: Resolution
- Japanese: 議決
- Russian: резолюция
science: separation of the constituent parts
- Japanese: 分解, 分離
science: the degree of fineness of such a separation
- Japanese: 分解度, 分離度
music: progression from dissonance to consonance
- Japanese: 解決
- ttbc Chinese: 決議, 决议 (juéyì)
- ttbc Dutch: resolutie
- ttbc French: résolution
- ttbc Greek: ψήφισμα (psífizma)
- ttbc Italian: risolutezza , risolutezze p
- ttbc Korean: 결의안 (gyeoruian)
- ttbc Latin: resolutio
- ttbc Persian: (‘asm), (qasd)
- ttbc Spanish: resolución
- ttbc Telugu: తీర్మానం (teermaanam) (2)
The term Resolution may refer to:
- Resolution (logic), a rule of inference used for automated theorem proving.
- Resolution (law), a written motion adopted by a deliberative body.
- Resolution (music), a technique in music theory.
- Resolution (meter), the replacement of one longum with two brevia
- New Year's resolution
- Resolution, a Douglas DC-6 aircraft, BCPA Flight 304, which crashed near San Francisco in 1953
Optics and electronics
- Display resolution, the level of detail on a display device, such as a monitor
- Temporal resolution, for example the sampling frequency of a digital audio device
- Image resolution, the level of detail of an image
- Optical resolution, the capability of an optical system to distinguish, detect, and/or record details
- Angular resolution, the capability of an optical or other sensor to discern small objects
- Sensor resolution
- Spatial resolution, the area on the ground that a single pixel covers.
- Bit resolution, or Bit depth, may refer to Color depth or Audio bit depth
- Printing resolution, the number of individual dots of ink or toner a printer can produce within a unit of distance (e.g., dots per inch)
- HMS Resolution, any of several British Royal Navy ships
- HMNZS Resolution (A-14), Royal New Zealand Navy surveillance ship
- Resolution class submarine, British Royal Navy
- The Resolution, an American trading vessel whose crew were massacred in Cumshewa Inlet, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada in 1794
resolution in German: Resolution
resolution in Persian: وضوح
resolution in French: Résolution
resolution in Dutch: Resolutie
resolution in Japanese: レゾリューション
resolution in Polish: Rezolucja
resolution in Russian: Разрешение
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