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Noun: resolution  ,re-zu'loo-shun
  1. A formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    - declaration, resolve
  2. The ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
    - resolving power
  3. The trait of being resolute
    "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work";
    - resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve
  4. Finding a solution to a problem
    - solving
  5. Something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making
    "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences";
    - settlement, closure
  6. Analysis into clear-cut components
    - resolving
  7. (computing) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture
    - definition
  8. The subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
  9. (music) progression from dissonance to consonance; a chord to which such a progression is made
  10. A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    "they were trying to find a peaceful resolution";
    - solution, answer, result, solvent
  11. A decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
    "he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"

Derived forms: resolutions

Type of: breakdown, conclusion, deciding, decision, decision making, determination, document, finding, harmony, musical harmony, papers, partitioning, physical phenomenon, remission, remittal, statement, subsidence, trait, written document

Antonym: preparation

Encyclopedia: Resolution, United States Virgin Islands