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resolving power

n
1. (General Physics) physics
a. the ability of a microscope, telescope, or other optical instrument to produce separate images of closely placed objects
b. the ability of a spectrometer to separate two adjacent peaks in a spectrum
2. (Photography) photog the ability of an emulsion to show up fine detail in an image

resolv′ing pow`er


n.
the ability of an optical device to produce separate images of close objects.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.resolving power - the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
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