Resolution

Resolution may refer to:

  • Resolution (audio), a measure of digital audio quality
  • Resolution (logic), a rule of inference used for automated theorem proving
  • Resolution (law), a written motion adopted by a deliberative body
  • Resolution (debate), the statement which is debated in policy debate
  • Resolution (music), a technique in music theory
  • Resolution (meter), the replacement of one longum with two brevia
  • New Year's resolution, a commitment that an individual makes at New Year's Day
  • Chiral resolution, a process in stereochemistry for the separation of racemic compounds into their enantiomers
  • Resolution, a Douglas DC-6 aircraft, BCPA Flight 304, which crashed near San Francisco in 1953
  • Resolution, United States Virgin Islands

Contents

Measurement resolution

  • Display resolution, the level of information on a display device, such as a monitor
    • Graphic display resolutions, a list of particular display resolutions
  • Temporal resolution, the sampling frequency of a digital audio device
  • Optical resolution, the capability of an optical system to distinguish, find, or record details
  • Angular resolution, the capability of an optical or other sensor to discern small objects
  • Spectral resolution, the capability of an optical system to distinguish different frequencies
  • Sensor resolution, the smallest change a sensor can detect in the quantity that it is measuring
  • Resolution (electron density), the quality of an X-ray crystallography data set
  • Resolution (mass spectrometry) the ability to distinguish peaks in a mass spectrum
  • Image resolution, a measure of the amount of detail in an image
  • Printing resolution, the number of individual dots a printer can produce within a unit of distance (e.g., dots per inch)
  • In number storage, the resolution is the reciprocal of the unit in the last place

Business

  • Corporate resolution, a legal document defining which individuals are authorized to act on behalf of a corporation
  • Resolution plc, a defunct major manager of in-force UK life funds acquired by Pearl Group in 2008
  • Resolution Limited, a Guernsey-based investor in insurance companies
  • Resolution Copper, a copper mining project in near Superior, Arizona

Places

Vessels

Mathematics

  • Resolution (algebra), a sequence in homological algebra
    • Free resolution, a sequence of free modules
    • Injective resolution, a sequence of injective modules
    • Projective resolution, a sequence of projective modules, the dual of an injective resolution
  • Resolution of singularities in algebraic geometry

Music

Fiction

  • "Resolutions" (Star Trek: Voyager), a 1996 second series episode of Star Trek: Voyager
  • Resolution (novel), a 2008 novel by Robert B. Parker, a Western, sequel to Appaloosa

Film


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  • résolution — [ rezɔlysjɔ̃ ] n. f. • resolucion « dissolution, désagrégation » v. 1270; lat. resolutio, de resolvere → résoudre I ♦ Action de résoudre (I); son résultat. 1 ♦ Didact. Transformation (d une chose) en ses éléments. Résolution de l eau en vapeur,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Resolution — Студийный альбом Lamb of God Дата выпуска 24 января 2012 …   Википедия

  • resolution — Resolution. s. f. v. Eclaircissement & decision d une question, d une difficulté. Je vous apporte la resolution de la question que vous m avez faite. resolution d une question de philosophie. Il signifie aussi, Dessein que l on prend. Grande,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Resolution — Res o*lu tion ( l? sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]solution. L. resolutio a loosening, solution. See {Resolve}.] 1. The act, operation, or process of resolving. Specifically: (a) The act of separating a compound into its elements or component parts. (b) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resolution — res·o·lu·tion /ˌre zə lü shən/ n 1: a formal expression of opinion, will, or intention voted by an official body (as a legislature) or assembled group see also concurrent resolution, joint resolution 2: an expressio …   Law dictionary

  • Resolution — (entreprise) « Resolution » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Resolution (homonymie). Resolution (entreprise) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • resolution — résolution фр. [рэзолюсьо/н] resolution англ. [рэзэлю/шн] разрешение (интервала или аккорда) …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • resolution — [n1] determination, strong will aim, boldness, constancy, courage, dauntlessness, decidedness, decision, declaration, dedication, doggedness, earnestness, energy, firmness, fixed purpose, fortitude, guts*, heart*, immovability, intent, intention …   New thesaurus

  • resolution — [rez΄ə lo͞o′shən] n. [ME resolucioun, dissolution < MFr resolution < L resolutio < resolutus: see RESOLUTE] 1. a) the act or process of resolving something or breaking it up into its constituent parts or elements b) the result of this 2 …   English World dictionary

  • Resolution [1] — Resolution (v. lat.), 1) die Auflösung; 2) Lösung einer vorgelegten Antwort, Enträthselung; 3) Erschlaffung von etwas Angespanntem od. durch Naturkraft Thätigem; R. nervorum, so v.w. Lähmung; 4) Aufhebung, Cassirung; 5) Bestimmung eines gegebenen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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