from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination.
- n. A resolving to do something.
- n. A course of action determined or decided on.
- n. A formal statement of a decision or expression of opinion put before or adopted by an assembly such as the U.S. Congress.
- n. Physics & Chemistry The act or process of separating or reducing something into its constituent parts: the prismatic resolution of sunlight into its spectral colors.
- n. The fineness of detail that can be distinguished in an image, as on a video display terminal.
- n. Medicine The subsiding or termination of an abnormal condition, such as a fever or an inflammation.
- n. Law A court decision.
- n. An explanation, as of a problem or puzzle; a solution.
- n. The part of a literary work in which the complications of the plot are resolved or simplified.
- n. Music The progression of a dissonant tone or chord to a consonant tone or chord.
- n. Music The tone or chord to which such a progression is made.
- n. The substitution of one metrical unit for another, especially the substitution of two short syllables for one long syllable in quantitative verse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A strong will, determination.
- n. The state of being resolute.
- n. A statement of intent, a vow
- n. The act of discerning detail.
- n. 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).
- n. The number of pixels in an image being stored or displayed.
- n. A formal statement adopted by an assembly.
- n. The separation of the constituent parts (of a spectrum etc).
- n. The degree of fineness of such a separation.
- n. Progression from dissonance to consonance; a chord to which such progression is made.
- n. The moment in which the conflict ends and the outcome of the action is clear.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act, operation, or process of resolving.
- n. The act of separating a compound into its elements or component parts.
- n. The act of analyzing a complex notion, or solving a vexed question or difficult problem.
- n. The state of being relaxed; relaxation.
- n. The state of being resolved, settled, or determined; firmness; steadiness; constancy; determination.
- n. 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
- n. The state of being resolved or firm in opinion or thought; conviction; assurance.
- n. The act or process of solving; solution.
- n. A breaking up, disappearance; or termination, as of a fever, a tumor, or the like.
- n. The passing of a dissonant into a consonant chord by the rising or falling of the note which makes the discord.
- n. The act of distinguishing between two close but not identical objects, or, when taking a measurement, bbetween two close values of the property measured.
- n. 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. Also called resolving power.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act, operation, or process of resolving.
- n. The act of mathematically analyzing a velocity, force, or other vector quantity into components having dilferent directions, whether these have independent causes or not.
- n. The state or process of dissolving; dissolution; solution.
- n. The act of resolving or determining; also, anything resolved or determined upon; a fixed determination of mind; a settled purpose: as, a resolution to reform our lives; a resolution, to undertake an expedition.
- n. The character of acting with fixed purpose; resoluteness; firmness, steadiness, or constancy in execution; determination: as, a man of great resolution.
- n. A formal proposition brought before a deliberative body for discussion and adoption.
- n. A formal determination or decision of a legislative or corporate body, or of any association of individuals, when adopted by vote. See by-law, 2, ordinance, 7, regulation, 2.
- n. Determination of a cause, as in a court of justice.
- n. The state of being settled in opinion; freedom from doubt; conviction; certainty.
- n. In music:
- n. Of a particular voice-part, the act, process, or result of passing from a discord to a concord. See preparation and percussion.
- n. The concordant tone in which a discord is merged.
- n. In medicine, a removal or disappearance, as the disappearing of a swelling or an inflammation without coming to suppuration, the removal by absorption and expectoration of inflammatory products in pulmonary solidification, or the disappearance of fever.
- n. In mathematics, same as solution.
- n. In ancient prosody:
- n. The use of two short times or syllables as the equivalent for one long; the division of a disemic time into the two semeia of which it is composed.
- n. Synonyms Decomposition, separation, disentanglement.
- n. Determination, etc. (see decision), perseverance, tenacity, Inflexibility, fortitude, boldness, courage, resolve.
- n. In optics: The separation by means of an optical instrument, such as a telescope or spectroscope, of close-lying bodies such as the components of a double star or of a multiple line in the spectrum.
- n. The rendition by means of a microscope of the minute details of structure of a substance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
- n. the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
- n. a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
- n. analysis into clear-cut components
- n. finding a solution to a problem
- n. a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
- n. the subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
- n. (music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord
- n. something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making
- n. (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture
- n. the trait of being resolute
In the digital dimension we use the term resolution.
The name resolution from the virtual hostname to IP-address is managed by the DNS server where you can make either an A-record (one or more fixed IP-addresses) or a CNAME (an alias for a hostname).
True, the plot of FIRST AMONG SEQUELS takes a backseat to all the zany stuff, but the resolution is a direct result of all the strange happenings.
You're much better off to get the 1. 7gB mpeg-2 version because the resolution is actually better than the original soviet
The time spent on the resolution is a relative drop in the bucket, and doesn't begin to compare to the damage done to the House if it chooses to act as though it never happened.
The current Chief Justice (whom the resolution is aimed at) was appointed by a Democrat.
At this altitude the resolution is around 60-100 meters.
Here's hoping the resolution is adopted by the RNC.
Yeah, if you got rid of the FDIC guarantees, if you got rid of the Fed bailouts, and if you worked on what they call a resolution system to bring it a little closer to bankruptcy, understanding people are concerned -- bankruptcy, some people think it's not appropriate for big banks.
In other words, this resolution is a declaration of war against Iran.