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Overview of noun resolution

The noun resolution has 11 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (12) resolution, declaration, resolve

(a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote)

2. (2) resolving power, resolution

(the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together)

3. (2) resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolution

(the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work")

4. (2) resolution, solving

(finding a solution to a problem)

5. (1) settlement, resolution, closure

(something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "they 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")

6. (1) resolution, resolving

(analysis into clear-cut components)

7. resolution

((computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture)

8. resolution

(the subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung))

9. resolution

((music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord)

10. solution, answer, result, resolution, solvent

(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")

11. resolution

(a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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