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"Die Auflösung von Wort und Objekt."

Translation:The dissolution of word and object.

March 3, 2013



Interesting--apparently "Auflösung" translates both as "resolution" and as its opposite, "dissolution." (I didn't believe Duolingo, so I looked it up--but, yes, apparently this is the case.) This happens in English, too, when a word has been used ironically over some time and thus comes to mean both itself and its opposite.

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    It's only "resolution" in the sense of pixel resolution (computer/TV screens, digital cameras, printouts, etc). It makes sense if you think about it because a picture can be broken up into individual pixels.


    Thank you. That does explain it.

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