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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Refresh  \Re*fresh"\,  n. 
  The  act  of  refreshing.  [Obs.]  --Daniel. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Refresh  \Re*fresh"\  (r?*fr?sh"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Refreshed} 
  (-fr?sht");  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Refreshing}.]  [OE.  refreshen, 
  refreschen,  OF  refreschir  (cf.  OF  rafraischir  rafreschir 
  F.  rafra?chir);  pref.  re-  re-  +  fres  fresh.  F.  frais.  See 
  {Fresh},  a.] 
  1.  To  make  fresh  again  to  restore  strength,  spirit, 
  animation,  or  the  like  to  to  relieve  from  fatigue  or 
  depression;  to  reinvigorate;  to  enliven  anew;  to 
  reanimate;  as  sleep  refreshes  the  body  and  the  mind. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  Foer  they  have  refreshed  my  spirit  and  yours  --1 
  Cor.  xvi.  18. 
 
  And  labor  shall  refresh  itself  with  hope.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  make  as  if  new  to  repair;  to  restore. 
 
  The  rest  refresh  the  scaly  snakes  that  fol?  The 
  shield  of  Pallas,  and  renew  their  gold.  --Dryden. 
 
  {To  refresh  the  memory},  to  quicken  or  strengthen  it  as  by  a 
  reference,  review,  memorandum,  or  suggestion. 
 
  Syn:  To  cool;  refrigerate;  invigorate;  revive;  reanimate; 
  renovate;  renew;  restore;  recreate;  enliven;  cheer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  refresh 
  v  1:  refresh  one's  memory  [syn:  {review},  {brush  up}] 
  2:  make  (to  feel)  fresh;  "The  cool  water  refreshed  us"  [syn:  {freshen}] 
  3:  become  or  make  oneself  fresh  again  "She  freshened  up  after 
  the  tennis  game"  [syn:  {freshen},  {refreshen},  {freshen  up}] 
  4:  make  fresh  again  [syn:  {freshen},  {refreshen}]  [ant:  {tire}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  refresh 
 
  1.    {DRAM  refresh}. 
 
  2.    {screen  refresh}. 
 
  (1998-10-19) 
 
 




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