Refresh vs Refreshable - What's the difference?

refresh | refreshable |


As a verb refresh

is to renew or revitalize.

As a noun refresh

is the periodic energizing required to maintain the contents of computer memory, the display luminance of a computer screen, etc.

As an adjective refreshable is

(computing|electronics) that can be refreshed (updated).

refresh

English

Verb

(wikipedia refresh) (es)
  • To renew or revitalize.
  • Sleep refreshes the body and the mind.
  • (computing) To reload a document and show any new changes, especially a webpage on the internet.
  • * 2007 , Beth Harbison, Shoe Addicts Anonymous
  • She refreshed the page. She was still the high bidder. Good.
  • (computing) To cause (a web browser or similar software) to refresh its display.
  • * 2007 , Philip C Plumlee, Test Driven Ajax (on Rails)
  • You can save your code, refresh your browser, and see a change instantly. This simple trick turns a lowly web browser into a development environment
  • To perform the periodic energizing required to maintain the contents of computer memory, the display luminance of a computer screen, etc.
  • Anagrams

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    Noun

    (es)
  • The periodic energizing required to maintain the contents of computer memory, the display luminance of a computer screen, etc.
  • (computing) The update of a display (in a web browser or similar software) to show the latest version of the data.
  • refreshable

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (computing, electronics) That can be refreshed (updated).