1. Fixity of purpose; resoluteness
2. Something that is resolved
3. A legal or official determination; especially; a formal resolution
1. To match one piece of information to another in a database or lookup table.
2. To find a setting in which no hardware conflicts occur.
3. To convert a logical address to a physical address or vice versa.
4. To convert an Internet domain name to its corresponding IP address. See also DNS, IP address.
ETYM The sense comes from the idea of loosening, breaking up into parts, analyzing, hence, determining.
1. To find the solution to; SYN. solve.
2. To make clearly visible, as of images in optics.