resolution: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rez"u-l'shun), [key]
- a formal expression of opinion or intention made, usually after voting, by a formal organization, a legislature, a club, or other group. Cf.
- a resolve or determination: to make a firm resolution to do something.
- the act of resolving or determining upon an action or course of action, method, procedure, etc.
- the mental state or quality of being resolved or resolute; firmness of purpose.
- the act or process of resolving or separating into constituent or elementary parts.
- the resulting state.
- the act, process, or capability of distinguishing between two separate but adjacent objects or sources of light or between two nearly equal wavelengths. Cf.
- a solution, accommodation, or settling of a problem, controversy, etc.
- the progression of a voice part or of the harmony as a whole from a dissonance to a consonance.
- the tone or chord to which a dissonance is resolved.
- reduction to a simpler form; conversion.
- the reduction or disappearance of a swelling or inflammation without suppuration.
- the degree of sharpness of a computer-generated image as measured by the number of dots per linear inch in a hard-copy printout or the number of pixels across and down on a display screen.
- resolution (Thesaurus)