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English → English (WordNet) Definition: joint resolution joint resolution n : a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the chief executive (or passed over the executive's veto)
English → English (gcide) Definition: Joint resolution Joint \Joint\ (joint), a. [F., p. p. of joindre. See Join.] [1913 Webster] 1. Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action. [1913 Webster] 2. Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together. [1913 Webster] I read this joint effusion twice over. --T. Hook. [1913 Webster] 3. United, joined, or sharing with another or with others; not solitary in interest or action; holding in common with an associate, or with associates; acting together; as, joint heir; joint creditor; a joint bank account; joint debtor, etc. “Joint tenants of the world.” --Donne. [1913 Webster] 4. Shared by, or affecting two or more; held in common; as, joint property; a joint bond. [1913 Webster] A joint burden laid upon us all. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Joint committee (Parliamentary Practice), a committee composed of members of the two houses of a legislative body, for the appointment of which concurrent resolutions of the two houses are necessary. --Cushing. Joint meeting, or Joint session, the meeting or session of two distinct bodies as one; as, a joint meeting of committees representing different corporations; a joint session of both branches of a State legislature to chose a United States senator. “Such joint meeting shall not be dissolved until the electoral votes are all counted and the result declared.” --Joint Rules of Congress, U. S. Joint resolution (Parliamentary Practice), a resolution adopted concurrently by the two branches of a legislative body. “By the constitution of the United States and the rules of the two houses, no absolute distinction is made between bills and joint resolutions.” --Barclay (Digest). Joint rule (Parliamentary Practice), a rule of proceeding adopted by the concurrent action of both branches of a legislative assembly. “Resolved, by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), that the sixteenth and seventeenth joint rules be suspended for the remainder of the session.” --Journal H. of R., U. S. Joint and several (Law), a phrase signifying that the debt, credit, obligation, etc., to which it is applied is held in such a way that the parties in interest are engaged both together and individually thus a joint and several debt is one for which all the debtors may be sued together or either of them individually; used especially in the phrase joint and several liability. Joint stock, stock held in company. Joint-stock company (Law), a species of partnership, consisting generally of a large number of members, having a capital divided, or agreed to be divided, into shares, the shares owned by any member being usually transferable without the consent of the rest. Joint tenancy (Law), a tenure by two or more persons of estate by unity of interest, title, time, and possession, under which the survivor takes the whole. --Blackstone. Joint tenant (Law), one who holds an estate by joint tenancy. Contrassted with tenant in common. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] The unraveling and resolution of the difficulties that are met with in the execution of the design are the end of an action. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being relaxed; relaxation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. The state of being resolved, settled, or determined; firmness; steadiness; constancy; determination. [1913 Webster] Be it with resolution then to fight. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 5. The state of being resolved or firm in opinion or thought; conviction; assurance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Little resolution and certainty there is as touching the islands of Mauritania. --Holland. [1913 Webster] 6. (Math.) The act or process of solving; solution; as, the resolution of an equation or problem. [1913 Webster] 7. (Med.) A breaking up, disappearance; or termination, as of a fever, a tumor, or the like. [1913 Webster] 8. (Mus.) The passing of a dissonant into a consonant chord by the rising or falling of the note which makes the discord. [1913 Webster] 9. (Technical) The act of distinguishing between two close but not identical objects, or, when taking a measurement, bbetween two close values of the property measured. [PJC] 10. (Technical) a measure of the ability to distinguish between two close but not identical values of the property being measured; it is expressed as the difference in values of a property necessary to make such a distinction; as, a microscope with a resolution of one micron; a thermometer with a resolution of one-tenth of a degree. Also called resolving power. [PJC] Joint resolution. See under Joint, a. Resolution of a force or Resolution of a 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. [1913 Webster] Syn: Decision; analysis; separation; disentanglement; dissolution; resolvedness; resoluteness; firmness; constancy; perseverance; steadfastness; fortitude; boldness; purpose; resolve. See Decision. [1913 Webster]

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