Definitions of resolution

  1. the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose; " his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; " it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
  2. ( computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer- generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture
  3. a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner; " he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"
  4. analysis into clear- cut components
  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"
  6. ( music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord
  7. the subsidence of swelling or others signs of inflammation ( especially in a lung)
  8. 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"
  9. The state of being relaxed; relaxation.
  10. The state of being resolved, settled, or determined; firmness; steadiness; constancy; determination.
  11. 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.
  12. The state of being resolved or firm in opinion or thought; conviction; assurance.
  13. The act or process of solving; solution; as, the resolution of an equation or problem.
  14. A breaking up, disappearance; or termination, as of a fever, a tumor, or the like.
  15. The passing of a dissonant into a consonant chord by the rising or falling of the note which makes the discord.
  16. The act of bringing something, as a chemical compound, into a simpler form or of dividing it into its parts; determination; firmness; the purpose decided upon; a formal proposal voted on in a legislative assembly or public meeting.
  17. Act of resolving: analysis: solution: state of being resolved: fixed determination: steadiness: that which is resolved: formal proposal in a public assembly.
  18. Act of resolving; solution; determination; formal proposal or declaration.
  19. The state of being resolute; fortitude; determination.
  20. Separation, as of a substance into its component parts.
  21. The act or process of resolving or of separating the parts of anything; analysis; dissolution; firmness of purpose; fixed determination; constancy; a declaration passed by the legislature or any public assembly; solution. Resolution of an equation, its reduction, to ascertain the value of the unknown quantity. Resolution of forces, the dividing of a force into two or more, which would have the same effect.
  22. Fixed determination; steadiness or fixedness of purpose; constancy; firmness; the process of separating the component parts of bodies; analysis; a formal proposition brought before a public body for discussion and adoption; the dispersion or disappearance of a tumour or inflammatory part; in dun., the dividing any single force into two or more others.
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