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 (genetics) - cleavage and rejoining (recombination-) steps within an DNA-intermediate to form and release two product molecules. Examples are Holliday junctions formed during recombination or multicomponent circular entities as they arise in the yeast 2μ-circle replication system
  • Resolution, a Douglas DC-6 aircraft, BCPA Flight 304, which crashed near San Francisco in 1953
  • Resolution, United States Virgin Islands

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Famous quotes containing the word resolution:

    Unfortunately, many things have been omitted which should have been recorded in our journal; for though we made it a rule to set down all our experiences therein, yet such a resolution is very hard to keep, for the important experience rarely allows us to remember such obligations, and so indifferent things get recorded, while that is frequently neglected. It is not easy to write in a journal what interests us at any time, because to write it is not what interests us.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Breaking his oath and resolution like
    A twist of rotten silk.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    It is a part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate; to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)