Particularly in the context of the usage of "high definition" and "resolution", as in quality of digital sound, picture, and/or video. My question is spurred by my description of and under an image, where I say, "Links to higher resolution, original upload." I struggled with deciding which term to use.
Resolution is a technical term pertaining to the pixel count of an image, while definition has more to do with image clarity (seeing more details) - although in most cases they are used interchangeably in practice.
Assume you had a heavily compressed version of a screenshot, that was the same dimensions (say 1280x960) as the original but much smaller file size and also a corresponding loss in detail. This blurry version would be the same resolution but a lower definition than the original source.
In Hi-Def TVs, the increase in picture resolution enables output that has higher definition as well, hence the name.
notbad.jpg. Seems sufficient, but I'll let the question sit for maybe another day before I accept it. A source would be nice. Aug 29, 2014 at 20:32