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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (verb-transitive) To revive with or as if with rest, food, or drink; give new vigor or spirit to.
  2. (verb-transitive) To give new freshness or brightness to; restore.
  3. (verb-transitive) To make cool, clean, or moist; freshen up.
  4. (verb-transitive) To renew by stimulation: refresh one's memory.
  5. (verb-transitive) To fill up again; replenish: refresh a drink.
  6. (verb-transitive) Computer Science To renew (the image on a display screen) by renewing the flow of electrons from the cathode-ray tube: The faster a monitor refreshes images, the less it flickers.
  7. (verb-transitive) Computer Science To maintain (data in a dynamic RAM) by sending a new electric pulse to recharge the chips.
  8. (verb-intransitive) To take refreshment.
  9. (verb-intransitive) To become fresh again; revive.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. * refresh and decide I don't care, but to dispense with the dumb "* refresh*" thing* - natinski Diary Entry
  2. The solution is to ask the programmer to make the label refresh on every change of the list box value, and to add a dynamic context to the label's message (using inContext method of KLocalizedString). - KDE TechBase - Recent changes [en]
  3. The solution is to ask the programmer to make the label refresh on every change of the list box value, and to add a '' dynamic context '' to the label's message - KDE TechBase - Recent changes [en]
  4. While we don’t know for sure when an iPhone refresh is coming, it’s a safe bet that all will be revealed in mid-June at Apple’s developers conference. - Palm Should Go All In With Its Pre Marketing
  5. Maybe the screen refresh is throwing off my mental comprehension processes? - Starve a Bookworm, Save a Tree: The Pros and Cons of Going Paperless

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