a resolve or determination: to make a firm resolution to dosomething.
the act of resolving or determining upon an action or courseof action, method, procedure, etc.
the mental state or quality of being resolved or resolute;firmness of purpose.
the act or process of resolving or separating into constituentor elementary parts.
the resulting state.
Optics . the act, process, or capability of distinguishingbetween two separate but adjacent objects or sources
of light or between two nearly equal wavelengths. Compare resolving power.
a solution, accommodation, or settling of a problem,controversy, etc.
reduction to a simpler form; conversion.
Medicine/Medical . the reduction or disappearance of aswelling or inflammation without suppuration.
the degree of sharpness of a computer-generated image as measured by the number of dots per linear
inch in a hard-copy printout or the number of pixels across and down on a display screen.