firmness vs resolution what difference

what is difference between firmness and resolution

English

Etymology

firm +‎ -ness

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɝmnəs/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɜːmnəs/
  • Hyphenation: firm‧ness

Noun

firmness (countable and uncountable, plural firmnesses)

  1. The state of being firm
    1. security; steadfastness; good grip
    2. strictness; mental strength
      • France, for the first time since the death of Charlemagne, was governed by a prince of great firmness and ability.
    3. physical durability; rigidness (of material)

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References

  • firmness in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


English

Etymology

Recorded since 1412, as Middle English resolucioun (a breaking into part), either from Anglo-Norman resolucion or directly from Latin resolūtiō (a loosening, solution), from resolvō (I loosen), itself from the intensive prefix re- + solvō (I loosen).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌɹɛzəˈluːʃ(ə)n/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌɹɛzəˈl(j)uʃ(ə)n/
  • Rhymes: -uːʃən
  • Hyphenation: re‧so‧lu‧tion

Noun

resolution (countable and uncountable, plural resolutions)

  1. A strong will, determination.
  2. The state of being resolute.
  3. A statement of intent, a vow
  4. The act of discerning detail.
  5. (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).
  6. (computing) The number of pixels in an image being stored or displayed.
  7. (computing) The process of determining the meaning of a symbol or address; lookup.
    name resolution
  8. (mathematics) The act or process of solving; solution.
    the resolution of an equation
  9. A formal statement adopted by an assembly, or during any other formal meeting.
    The resolution was passed by a two-thirds majority.
  10. (sciences) The separation of the constituent parts (of a spectrum etc).
  11. (sciences) The degree of fineness of such a separation.
  12. (music) Progression from dissonance to consonance; a chord to which such progression is made.
  13. (literature) The moment in which the conflict ends and the outcome of the action is clear.
  14. (medicine) In a pathological process, the phase during which pathogens and damaged tissues are removed by macrophages.

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See also

  • polygon resolution
  • texture resolution

References

  • resolution on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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