Resolution vs Achievement - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between resolution and achievement

is that resolution is resolution while achievement is the act of achieving or performing; a successful performance; accomplishment.

resolution

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A strong will, determination.
  • The state of being resolute.
  • A statement of intent, a vow
  • The act of discerning detail.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Fenella Saunders, magazine=(American Scientist)
  • , title= Tiny Lenses See the Big Picture , passage=The single-imaging optic of the mammalian eye offers some distinct visual advantages. Such lenses can take in photons from a wide range of angles, increasing light sensitivity. They also have high spatial resolution , resolving incoming images in minute detail.}}
  • (computing) 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).
  • (computing) The number of pixels in an image being stored or displayed.
  • (computing) The process of determining the meaning of a symbol or address; lookup.
  • name resolution
  • (math) The act or process of solving; solution.
  • the resolution of an equation
  • A formal statement adopted by an assembly.
  • (sciences) The separation of the constituent parts (of a spectrum etc).
  • (sciences) The degree of fineness of such a separation.
  • (music) Progression from dissonance to consonance; a chord to which such progression is made.
  • The moment in which the conflict ends and the outcome of the action is clear.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * resolutionist * New Year's resolution

    See also

    * polygon resolution * texture resolution

    achievement

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of achieving or performing; a successful performance; accomplishment
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=1 citation , passage=The original family who had begun to build a palace to rival Nonesuch had died out before they had put up little more than the gateway, so that the actual structure which had come down to posterity retained the secret magic of a promise rather than the overpowering splendour of a great architectural achievement .}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2012, month=March-April
  • , author= , title=Well-connected Brains , volume=100, issue=2, page=171 , magazine=(American Scientist) citation , passage=Creating a complete map of the human connectome would therefore be a monumental milestone but not the end of the journey to understanding how our brains work. The achievement will transform neuroscience and serve as the starting point for asking questions we could not otherwise have answered, […].}}
  • A great or heroic deed or feat; something accomplished by valor or boldness
  • * [The exploits] of the ancient saints do far surpass the most famous achievements of pagan heroes. - (Isaac Barrow)
  • * The highest achievements of the human intellect. - (Thomas Babington Macaulay)
  • (heraldry) An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.
  • (video games) An award for completing a particular task or meeting an objective in a video game.