RESOLUTION , a word used in the two
See also:main senses, separation and decision, of the verb " to resolve " (
See also:Lat. resolvere, to loose, unfasten), to
See also:separate anything into its constituent elements or component parts, hence, through the subsidiary meaning of to clear up doubts or difficulties, to settle, determine . The
See also:principal applications of the
See also:term in its first sense are to the separation of a
See also:body into its component parts by chemical
See also:process, or, to the
See also:eye, by the
See also:lens of a microscope or
See also:telescope; similarly, in
See also:mathematics, to the analysis of a velocity, force, &c., into components . In the second sense, beyond the general meaning of determination, firmness of character, a " resolution " is specifically a decision of opinion formally submitted to a legislative or other
See also:assembly and adopted or rejected by votes .
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