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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Resolution  \Res`o*lu"tion\  (-l?"sh?n),  n.  [F.  r['e]solution.  L. 
  resolutio  a  loosening,  solution.  See  {Resolve}.] 
  1.  The  act  operation,  or  process  of  resolving.  Specifically: 
  a  The  act  of  separating  a  compound  into  its  elements  or 
  component  parts 
  b  The  act  of  analyzing  a  complex  notion,  or  solving  a 
  vexed  question  or  difficult  problem. 
 
  The  unraveling  and  resolution  of  the 
  difficulties  that  are  met  with  in  the  execution 
  of  the  design  are  the  end  of  an  action 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  relaxed;  relaxation.  [Obs.] 
 
  3.  The  state  of  being  resolved,  settled,  or  determined; 
  firmness;  steadiness;  constancy;  determination. 
 
  Be  it  with  resolution  then  to  fight.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  That  which  is  resolved  or  determined;  a  settled  purpose; 
  determination.  Specifically:  A  formal  expression  of  the 
  opinion  or  will  of  an  official  body  or  a  public  assembly, 
  adopted  by  vote;  as  a  legislative  resolution;  the 
  resolutions  of  a  public  meeting. 
 
  5.  The  state  of  being  resolved  or  firm  in  opinion  or  thought; 
  conviction;  assurance.  [Obs.] 
 
  Little  resolution  and  certainty  there  is  as  touching 
  the  islands  of  Mauritania.  --Holland. 
 
  6.  (Math.)  The  act  or  process  of  solving;  solution;  as  the 
  resolution  of  an  equation  or  problem. 
 
  7.  (Med.)  A  breaking  up  disappearance;  or  termination,  as  of 
  a  fever,  a  tumor,  or  the  like 
 
  8.  (Mus.)  The  passing  of  a  dissonant  into  a  consonant  chord 
  by  the  rising  or  falling  of  the  note  which  makes  the 
  discord. 
 
  {Joint  resolution}.  See  under  {Joint},  a. 
 
  {Resolution  of  a  force}  or  {motion}  (Mech.),  the  separation 
  of  a  single  force  or  motion  into  two  or  more  which  have 
  different  directions,  and  taken  together,  are  an 
  equivalent  for  the  single  one  --  the  opposite  of 
  {composition  of  a  force}. 
 
  {Resolution  of  a  nebula}  (Astron.),  the  exhibition  of  it  to 
  the  eye  by  a  telescope  of  such  power  as  to  show  it  to  be 
  composed  of  small  stars. 
 
  Syn:  Decision;  analysis;  separation;  disentanglement; 
  dissolution;  resolvedness;  resoluteness;  firmness; 
  constancy;  perseverance;  steadfastness;  fortitude; 
  boldness;  purpose;  resolve.  See  {Decision}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Resultant  \Re*sult"ant\,  a.  [L.  resultans,  p.  pr  :  cf  F. 
  r['e]sultant.] 
  Resulting  or  issuing  from  a  combination;  existing  or 
  following  as  a  result  or  consequence. 
 
  {Resultant  force}  or  {motion}  (Mech.),  a  force  which  is  the 
  result  of  two  or  more  forces  acting  conjointly,  or  a 
  motion  which  is  the  result  of  two  or  more  motions 
  combined.  See  {Composition  of  forces},  under 
  {Composition}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Motion  \Mo"tion\,  n.  [F.,  fr  L.  motio,  fr  movere,  motum,  to 
  move  See  {Move}.] 
  1.  The  act  process,  or  state  of  changing  place  or  position; 
  movement;  the  passing  of  a  body  from  one  place  or  position 
  to  another,  whether  voluntary  or  involuntary;  --  opposed 
  to  {rest}. 
 
  Speaking  or  mute,  all  comeliness  and  grace  attends 
  thee,  and  each  word  each  motion,  forms.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Power  of  or  capacity  for  motion. 
 
  Devoid  of  sense  and  motion.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  Direction  of  movement;  course;  tendency;  as  the  motion  of 
  the  planets  is  from  west  to  east. 
 
  In  our  proper  motion  we  ascend.  --Milton. 
 
  4.  Change  in  the  relative  position  of  the  parts  of  anything 
  action  of  a  machine  with  respect  to  the  relative  movement 
  of  its  parts 
 
  This  is  the  great  wheel  to  which  the  clock  owes  its 
  motion.  --Dr.  H.  More 
 
  5.  Movement  of  the  mind,  desires,  or  passions;  mental  act  or 
  impulse  to  any  action  internal  activity. 
 
  Let  a  good  man  obey  every  good  motion  rising  in  his 
  heart,  knowing  that  every  such  motion  proceeds  from 
  God.  --South. 
 
  6.  A  proposal  or  suggestion  looking  to  action  or  progress; 
  esp.,  a  formal  proposal  made  in  a  deliberative  assembly; 
  as  a  motion  to  adjourn. 
 
  Yes  I  agree,  and  thank  you  for  your  motion.  --Shak. 
 
  7.  (Law)  An  application  made  to  a  court  or  judge  orally  in 
  open  court.  Its  object  is  to  obtain  an  order  or  rule 
  directing  some  act  to  be  done  in  favor  of  the  applicant. 
  --Mozley  &  W. 
 
  8.  (Mus.)  Change  of  pitch  in  successive  sounds,  whether  in 
  the  same  part  or  in  groups  of  parts 
 
  The  independent  motions  of  different  parts  sounding 
  together  constitute  counterpoint.  --Grove. 
 
  Note:  Conjunct  motion  is  that  by  single  degrees  of  the  scale. 
  Contrary  motion  is  that  when  parts  move  in  opposite 
  directions.  Disjunct  motion  is  motion  by  skips.  Oblique 
  motion  is  that  when  one  part  is  stationary  while 
  another  moves  Similar  or  direct  motion  is  that  when 
  parts  move  in  the  same  direction. 
 
  9.  A  puppet  show  or  puppet.  [Obs.] 
 
  What  motion's  this?  the  model  of  Nineveh?  --Beau.  & 
  Fl 
 
  Note:  Motion,  in  mechanics,  may  be  simple  or  compound. 
 
  {Simple  motions}  are:  ({a})  straight  translation,  which  if 
  of  indefinite  duration,  must  be  reciprocating.  ({b}) 
  Simple  rotation,  which  may  be  either  continuous  or 
  reciprocating,  and  when  reciprocating  is  called 
  oscillating.  ({c})  Helical,  which  if  of  indefinite 
  duration,  must  be  reciprocating. 
 
  {Compound  motion}  consists  of  combinations  of  any  of  the 
  simple  motions. 
 
  {Center  of  motion},  {Harmonic  motion},  etc  See  under 
  {Center},  {Harmonic},  etc 
 
  {Motion  block}  (Steam  Engine),  a  crosshead. 
 
  {Perpetual  motion}  (Mech.),  an  incessant  motion  conceived  to 
  be  attainable  by  a  machine  supplying  its  own  motive  forces 
  independently  of  any  action  from  without 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Motion  \Mo"tion\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Motioned};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Motioning}.] 
  1.  To  make  a  significant  movement  or  gesture,  as  with  the 
  hand;  as  to  motion  to  one  to  take  a  seat. 
 
  2.  To  make  proposal;  to  offer  plans.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Motion  \Mo"tion\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  direct  or  invite  by  a  motion,  as  of  the  hand  or  head; 
  as  to  motion  one  to  a  seat. 
 
  2.  To  propose;  to  move  [Obs.] 
 
  I  want  friends  to  motion  such  a  matter.  --Burton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  motion 
  n  1:  the  use  of  movements  (especially  of  the  hands)  to 
  communicate  familiar  or  prearranged  signals  [syn:  {gesture}, 
  {gesticulation}] 
  2:  a  natural  event  that  involves  a  change  in  the  position  or 
  location  of  something  [syn:  {movement}] 
  3:  a  change  of  position  that  does  not  entail  a  change  of 
  location;  "the  reflex  movements  of  his  eyebrows  revealed 
  his  surprise";  [syn:  {movement},  {move}] 
  4:  a  state  of  change;  "they  were  in  a  state  of  steady  motion" 
  [ant:  {motionlessness}] 
  5:  a  formal  proposal  for  action  made  to  a  deliberative  assembly 
  for  discussion  and  vote;  "he  made  a  motion  to  adjourn"; 
  "she  called  for  the  question"  [syn:  {question}] 
  6:  the  act  of  changing  your  location  from  one  place  to  another; 
  "police  controlled  the  motion  of  the  crowd";  "the  movement 
  of  people  from  the  farms  to  the  cities";  "his  move  put  him 
  directly  in  my  path"  [syn:  {movement},  {move}] 
  7:  an  optical  illusion  of  motion  produced  by  viewing  a  rapid 
  succession  of  still  pictures  of  a  moving  object;  "the 
  cinema  relies  on  apparent  motion";  "the  succession  of 
  flashing  lights  gave  an  illusion  of  movement"  [syn:  {apparent 
  motion},  {apparent  movement},  {movement}] 
  v  :  show  express  or  direct  through  movement;  "He  gestured  his 
  desire  to  leave"  [syn:  {gesticulate},  {gesture}] 




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