Resolution vs Preference - What's the difference?

resolution | preference |


As nouns the difference between resolution and preference

is that resolution is resolution while preference is preference.

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

    preference

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)

    Noun

    (Preferans) (en noun)
  • The selection of one thing or person over others.
  • The option to so select, and the one selected.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-14, author=(Jonathan Freedland)
  • , volume=189, issue=1, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Obama's once hip brand is now tainted , passage=Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet. Perhaps we assume that our name, address and search preferences will be viewed by some unseen pair of corporate eyes, probably not human, and don't mind that much.}}
  • The state of being preferred over others.
  • A strong liking or personal valuation.
  • A preferential bias; partiality; discrimination.
  • Preferans, a card game, principally played in Eastern Europe.
  • Verb

    (preferenc)
  • (US) To give preferential treatment to; to give a preference to.
  • See also

    * preferences ----