Resolution vs. Solution

Resolution vs. Solution — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Resolution and Solution

Resolutionnoun

The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination

faced the situation with resolution.

Solutionnoun

A method or process of dealing with a problem

sought a solution to falling enrollments.

Resolutionnoun

A firm decision to do something

made a resolution to get more exercise.

Solutionnoun

The answer to a problem or the explanation for something

the solution to the mystery.

Resolutionnoun

A course of action determined or decided on

His resolution is to get up early.

Solutionnoun

A homogeneous mixture of two or more substances, which may be solids, liquids, gases, or a combination of these.

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Resolutionnoun

The act of solving or explaining a problem or puzzle.

Solutionnoun

The process of forming such a mixture.

Resolutionnoun

The resolving or concluding of a dispute or disagreement.

Solutionnoun

The state of being dissolved

nitrogen that is in solution in the ocean.

Resolutionnoun

The part of a literary work in which the complications of the plot are resolved or simplified.

Solutionnoun

(Archaic) The act of separating or breaking up; dissolution.

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Resolutionnoun

A formal statement of a decision or expression of opinion put before or adopted by an assembly such as the US Congress.

Solutionnoun

A homogeneous mixture, which may be liquid, gas or solid, formed by dissolving one or more substances.

Resolutionnoun

Physics & Chemistry The act or process of separating or reducing something into its constituent parts

the prismatic resolution of sunlight into its spectral colors.

Solutionnoun

An act, plan or other means, used or proposed, to solve a problem.

Resolutionnoun

The clarity or fineness of detail that can be distinguished in an image, often measured as the number or the density of the discrete units, such as pixels or dots, that compose it.

Solutionnoun

The answer to a problem.

Resolutionnoun

(Medicine) The subsiding or termination of an abnormal condition, such as a fever or inflammation.

Solutionnoun

(marketing) A product, service or suite thereof.

Resolutionnoun

The progression of a dissonant tone or chord to a consonant tone or chord.

Solutionnoun

Satisfaction of a claim or debt.

Resolutionnoun

The tone or chord to which such a progression is made.

Solutionnoun

The act of dissolving, especially of a solid by a fluid; dissolution.

Resolutionnoun

The substitution of one metrical unit for another, especially the substitution of two short syllables for one long syllable in quantitative verse.

Solutionnoun

a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution;

he used a solution of peroxide and water

Resolutionnoun

A strong will, determination.

Solutionnoun

a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem;

they were trying to find a peaceful solutionthe answers were in the back of the bookhe computed the result to four decimal places

Resolutionnoun

The state of being resolute.

His stalwart resolution is perhaps admirable, perhaps foolish.

Solutionnoun

a method for solving a problem;

the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook

Resolutionnoun

A statement of intent, a vow

By February, most New Year's resolutions are forgotten.My resolution is to cut back on the fast food this year.

Solutionnoun

the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation

Resolutionnoun

The act of discerning detail.

Solutionnoun

the successful action of solving a problem;

the solution took three hours

Resolutionnoun

(computing, photography) The degree of fineness with which an image can be recorded or produced, often expressed as the number of pixels per unit of length (typically an inch).

Printing at higher resolution will cause a reduction in performance.

Resolutionnoun

(computing) The number of pixels in an image being stored or displayed.

This monitor's maximum resolution is 1600 × 1200.

Resolutionnoun

(computing) The process of determining the meaning of a symbol or address; lookup.

name resolution

Resolutionnoun

(math) The act or process of solving; solution.

the resolution of an equation

Resolutionnoun

A formal statement adopted by an assembly, or during any other formal meeting.

The resolution was passed by a two-thirds majority.

Resolutionnoun

(sciences) The separation of the constituent parts (of a spectrum etc).

Resolutionnoun

(sciences) The degree of fineness of such a separation.

Resolutionnoun

(music) Progression from dissonance to consonance; a chord to which such progression is made.

Resolutionnoun

(literature) The moment in which the conflict ends and the outcome of the action is clear.

Resolutionnoun

(medicine) In a pathological process, the phase during which pathogens and damaged tissues are removed by macrophages.

Resolutionnoun

a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

Resolutionnoun

the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together

Resolutionnoun

the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose;

his resoluteness carried him through the battleit was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work

Resolutionnoun

finding a solution to a problem

Resolutionnoun

something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making;

the finally reached a settlement with the unionthey never did achieve a final resolution of their differenceshe needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure

Resolutionnoun

analysis into clear-cut components

Resolutionnoun

(computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture

Resolutionnoun

the subsidence of swelling or others signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)

Resolutionnoun

(music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord

Resolutionnoun

a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem;

they were trying to find a peaceful solutionthe answers were in the back of the bookhe computed the result to four decimal places

Resolutionnoun

a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner;

he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions