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Noun: definition  ,de-fu'ni-shun
  1. A concise explanation of the meaning of a word, phrase or symbol
  2. Clarity of outline
    "exercise had given his muscles superior definition"
  3. (computing) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture
    - resolution
  4. A statement expressing exactly what something means or is used to mean in this context
    "that's true by definition"

Derived forms: definitions

Type of: account, distinctness, explanation, physical phenomenon, sharpness

Encyclopedia: Definition