resolution has definitions from the fields of psychology,writing,music,fine art,physics,computer science
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[ noun ] (writing) a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

Synonyms

resolve declaration

Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Schley_County_Rep._B._D._Pelham will offer a resolution Monday in the House to rescind the body 's action of Friday in voting itself a $ 10 per day increase in expense allowances .

While emphasizing that technical details were not fully worked_out , Pelham said his resolution would seek to set_aside the privilege resolution which the House voted through 87 - 31 .

While emphasizing that technical details were not fully worked_out , Pelham said his resolution would seek to set_aside the privilege resolution which the House voted through 87 - 31 .

A similar resolution passed in the Senate by a vote of 29 - 5 .

As of Sunday night , there was no word of a resolution being offered there to rescind the action .

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[ noun ] the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose

Examples

"his resoluteness carried him through the battle" "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"

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

Synonyms

resolving_power

Used in print

(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)

This is much smaller than the highest resolution of even the very large reflectors now under construction , and consequently the radio_emission of different regions of the disk cannot be resolved .

In the observations at 4.3 mm ( Coates , 1959 a ) , the diameter of the antenna beam , 6 ' .7 , was small enough to allow resolution of some of the larger features of the lunar surface , and contour diagrams have been made of the lunar brightness distribution at three lunar phases .

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physical_phenomenon

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[ noun ] finding a solution to a problem

Synonyms

solving

Used in print

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

In a series of fairy_tales and fantasies , Melies demonstrated that the film is superbly equipped to tell a straightforward story , with beginning , middle and end , complications , resolutions , climaxes , and conclusions .

Related terms

determination resolve

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[ noun ] (psychology) something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making

Synonyms

settlement closure

Examples

"the finally reached a settlement with the union" "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"

Used in print

("Editorials"...)

If some future Khrushchev decided to rake_up the misdeeds of his revered predecessor , would not the factory_workers pass the same resolutions applauding his dispossession ?

Related terms

decision_making settle

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[ noun ] analysis into clear-cut components

Synonyms

resolving

Used in print

(1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of...)

The programs in infrared spectroscopy are undergoing reorientation toward wavelength standards in the far infrared , the application of infrared techniques to solid_state studies , and increased emphasis on high resolution instrumentation .

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[ noun ] a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner

Examples

"he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"

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decision purpose

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[ noun ] (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture
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[ noun ] (music,fine art) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord

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harmony music

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[ noun ] the subsidence of swelling or others signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)

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remission

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[ noun ] a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

Examples

"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"

Related terms

statement denouement solve

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