What is refresh?

  • (verb): Refresh one's memory.
    Synonyms: review, brush up
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on refresh:

Response Time (technology) - Display Technologies
... Current LCD monitor models (such as those with 120Hz or 240Hz refresh rates) have improved to the point that this is only seen with extreme contrasts ... CRTs and plasma displays can have problems with flicker at any refresh rate, and even newer ones can at refresh rates less than about 80 Hz ...

More definitions of "refresh":

  • (verb): Make (to feel) fresh.
    Synonyms: freshen

Famous quotes containing the word refresh:

    Beauty, sweet Love, is like the morning dew,
    Whose short refresh upon the tender green
    Cheers for a time, but till the sun doth shew,
    And straight ‘tis gone as it had never been.
    Samuel Daniel (1562–1619)

    There are women in middle life, whose days are crowded with practical duties, physical strain, and moral responsibility ... they fail to see that some use of the mind, in solid reading or in study, would refresh them by its contrast with carking cares, and would prepare interest and pleasure for their later years. Such women often sink into depression, as their cares fall away from them, and many even become insane. They are mentally starved to death.
    Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking forward.
    Margaret Fairless Barber (1869–1901)