(computing) the frequency at which the image on a monitor is renewed
(Or “vertical refresh rate”, “vertical scan rate”) The maximum number of frames that can be displayed on a monitor in a second, expressed in Hertz.
The scan rate is controlled by the vertical sync signal generated by the video controller, ordering the monitor to position the electron gun at the upper left corner of the raster, ready to paint another frame. It is limited by the monitor’s maximum horizontal scan rate and the resolution, since higher resolution means more scan lines. Increasing the refresh rate decreases flickering, reducing eye strain, but few people notice any change above 60-72 Hz.
adjective of beans that are fried and mashed, then fried again Usage Note cooking
plural noun, Mexican Cookery. 1. dried beans, cooked and mashed and then fried in lard, sometimes with onions and other seasonings.
1. refrigeration. 2. refrigerator. refrig 1. refrigerating 2. refrigeration
adjective 1. refrigerating; cooling. 2. reducing bodily heat or fever. noun 3. a refrigerant agent, as a drug. 4. a liquid capable of vaporizing at a low temperature, as ammonia, used in mechanical refrigeration. 5. a cooling substance, as ice or solid carbon dioxide, used in a refrigerator. noun 1. a fluid capable of changes […]