Complete Definition of "resolution"

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English

Etymology
ME. resolucioun, from AF. or L. resolutionem (nominative: resolutio) "a loosening, solution", from verb resolvere.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˌɹɛzəˈluːʃən/
audio|en-us-resolution.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uːʃən|-uːʃən

Noun
en-noun

  1. The state of being resolute.

#: His stalwart resolution is perhaps admirable, perhaps foolish.

  1. A statement of intent, a vow (often New Year's resolution).

#: My resolution is to cut back on the fast food this year.

  1. The act of discerning detail.
  2. computing 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.

  1. context|computer hardware The number of pixels in an image that are stored or displayed.

#: This monitor's maximum resolution is 800x600.

  1. A formal statement adopted by an assembly.
  2. science The separation of the constituent parts (of a spectrum etc).
  3. science The degree of fineness of such a separation.
  4. music Progression from dissonance to consonance; a chord to which such progression is made.

Translations
trans-top|number of pixels per unit of length
Croatian: t-|hr|rezolucija|f, t-|hr|razlučivost|f
Czech: t-|cs|rozlišení|n
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trans-top|number of pixels in an image as stored or displayed
Croatian: t-|hr|rezolucija|f, t-|hr|razlučivost|f
Czech: t-|cs|rozlišení|n
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trans-bottom

trans-top|formal statement adopted by an assembly
Croatian: t-|hr|rezolucija|f
Czech: t-|cs|rezoluce|f
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Chinese: 決議, 决议 (juéyì)
Dutch: resolutie f
Finnish: päätös, ratkaisu
French: résolution f
German: Auflösung f
Greek: ψήφισμα (psífizma)
Italian: risolutezza f, risolutezze p
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Japanese: 決断 (けつだん, ketsudan) (1)
Korean: 결의안 (gyeoruian)
Latin: resolutio f
Persian: FAchar|عزم (‘asm), FAchar|قصد (qasd)
Russian: разрешение (razrešénije) n
Spanish: resolución f
Telugu: తీర్మానం (teermaanam) (2)

Derived terms
polygon resolution
resolutionist
texture resolution

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