Refresh



verb (used with object)
1.
to provide new vigor and energy by rest, food, etc. (often used reflexively).
2.
to stimulate (the memory).
3.
to make fresh again; reinvigorate or cheer (a person, the mind, spirits, etc.).
4.
to freshen in appearance, color, etc., as by a restorative.
5.
Computers.

to access (the most recent version of a Web page) from the Internet instead of from the cache:
I refreshed the page to see the current stock price before executing my online trade.
to display (an image) repeatedly, as on a CRT, in order to prevent fading.
to read and write (the contents of dynamic storage) at intervals in order to avoid loss of data.

verb (used without object)
6.
to take refreshment, especially food or drink.
7.
to become fresh or vigorous again; revive.
verb
1.
(usually transitive or reflexive) to make or become fresh or vigorous, as through rest, drink, or food; revive or reinvigorate
2.
(transitive) to enliven (something worn or faded), as by adding new decorations
3.
(transitive) to stimulate (the memory)
4.
(transitive) to replenish, as with new equipment or stores
5.
(computing) to display the latest updated version (of a web page or document); reload

refresh re·fresh (rĭ-frěsh’)
v. re·freshed, re·fresh·ing, re·fresh·es

To cause to recuperate; revive.

To renew by stimulation.

To pare or scrape the edges of a wound to promote healing.

1. DRAM refresh.
2. screen refresh.
(1998-10-19)

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  • Refreshed

    verb (used with object) 1. to provide new vigor and energy by rest, food, etc. (often used reflexively). 2. to stimulate (the memory). 3. to make fresh again; reinvigorate or cheer (a person, the mind, spirits, etc.). 4. to freshen in appearance, color, etc., as by a restorative. 5. Computers. to access (the most recent […]

  • Refreshen

    verb (used with or without object) 1. to make or become fresh again; refresh.



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