• Indicates the number of dots, often measured in dpi, that make up an image on a screen or printer. The larger the number of dots, and thus the higher the resolution, the finer and smoother images can appear when displayed at a given size. Low resolution causes jagged characters. The ideal resolution is a trade-off between quality and the overhead in storage power and processing strength required to use it.  1
  • The visual clarity of a display screen or printer.  2


  1. RSI, Glossary.
  2. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).
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