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Resolution - Pondering a New Year


Posted: Saturday, January 1, 2011

By: D. Retz (Expired article)

Solvang, CA -

res·o·lu·tion n.

1. The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination.
2. A resolving to do something.
3. A course of action determined or decided on.
4. A formal statement of a decision or expression of opinion put before or adopted by an assembly such as the U.S. Congress.
5. Physics & Chemistry The act or process of separating or reducing something into its constituent parts: the prismatic resolution of sunlight into its spectral colors.
6. The fineness of detail that can be distinguished in an image, as on a video display terminal.
7. Medicine - The subsiding or termination of an abnormal condition, such as a fever or an inflammation.
8. Law - A court decision.
9. An explanation, as of a problem or puzzle; a solution.
10. The part of a literary work in which the complications of the plot are resolved or simplified.
11. (Music) The progression of a dissonant tone or chord to a consonant tone or chord.
12. (Music) The tone or chord to which such a progression is made.
13. The substitution of one metrical unit for another, especially the substitution of two short syllables for one long syllable in quantitative verse.


It's now how you start that counts; it's how you finish.






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