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res o lu tion / res ‘looSH( )n/ __

10. a measure of the sharpness of an image or of the fineness with which a device (such as a video display, printer, or scanner) can produce or record such an image usually expressed as the total number or density of pixels in the image.

1. a firmness of resolve

2. sharpness-fine point

3. clarity

11. A detail you can see.

4. transparency or purity

12. The division of a prosodic element into its component parts. a. the substitution in Greek or Latin prosody of two short syllables for a long syllable.

5. the act of solving a problem, finding a way to improve a difficult situation, or distilling a complex notion into something simpler.

6. determination: a promise to oneself to do or not do something.

13. music: the passing of a discord into a concord during the course of changing harmony.

7. description of something such as a screen or photograph with the ability to show an image extremely clear, with lots of detail. 8. a formal expression of opinion, will, or intent voted by an official body or assembled group; an official decision that is made after a group or organization has voted. 9. the process or capability of making distinguishable the individual parts of an object, closely adjacent optical images, or sources of light.

14. medicine: the disappearance of of any symptom or condi- tion.

15. chemistry: the process of reducing or separating something into its components.

16. physics: the replacing of a single force or other vector quantity by two or more jointly equivalent to it.

glossary Related Terms

Via Merriam-Webster Dictionary Via Macmillan Dictionary Via

•Sitzfleisch: (n.) The ability to endure or carry on with an activity; a person’s buttocks. [German word adopted to English slang] •Pluck: (n./v.) spirited and determined courage; sound (a musical instrument or its strings) with one’s finger or a plectrum.

•Stick-to-itiveness: (n.) Perseverance; persistence

•Loosen: (v.) make (something tied, fastened, or fixed in place) less tight or firm [Latin root word]

•Pixelate: (v.) divide (an image) into pixels. To display an image of (someone or something) on television as a small number of large pixels, typically in order to disguise some- one’s identity or to censor. •Fuzzy: (adj.) having a frizzy or frayed texture or appearance; difficult to perceive clearly or understand and explain precise- ly; indistinct or vague.

•Moxie: (n.) force of character, determination, or nerve

•Determination: (n.) firmness of purpose; resoluteness; the process of establishing something exactly by calculation or research; [Latin root word] •Resolve: (v.) settle or find a solution to (a problem, dispute, or contentious matter); decide firmly on a course of action; [Latin root word]



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