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Definition of resolution
1a firm decision to do or not to do something:she kept her resolution not to see Anne any more a New Year’s resolution a formal expression of opinion or intention agreed on by a legislative body, committee, or other formal meeting, typically after taking a vote:the conference passed two resolutions the quality of being determined or resolute:he handled the last French actions of the war with resolution 2the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter:the peaceful resolution of all disputes a successful resolution to the problem Music the passing of a discord into a concord during the course of changing harmony. Medicine the disappearance of inflammation, or of any other symptom or condition. 3
chiefly Chemistry the process of reducing or separating something into its components.
Physics the replacing of a single force or other vector quantity by two or more jointly equivalent to it. the conversion of something abstract into another form. Prosody the substitution of two short syllables for one long one. 4the smallest interval measurable by a scientific (especially optical) instrument; the resolving power. the degree of detail visible in a photographic or television image.