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Redirect vs Reload - What's the difference?

redirect | reload |

In computing|lang=en terms the difference between redirect and reload

is that redirect is (computing) a substitution of an address or identifier for another one while reload is (computing) to refresh a copy of a program in memory or of a web page on screen.

As verbs the difference between redirect and reload

is that redirect is to give new direction to, change the direction of while reload is to load (something) again.

As a noun redirect

is a redirection.

redirect

Verb

(en verb)
  • To give new direction to, change the direction of.
  • To instruct to go, inquire ... elsewhere
  • (computing) To substitute an address or pointer to a new location.
  • Synonyms

    * reorient

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A redirection.
  • (legal) An examination of a witness, following cross-examination, by the party that conducted the direct examination.
  • (computing) A substitution of an address or identifier for another one
  • Synonyms

    * (legal) redirect examination

    reload

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To load (something) again
  • (computing) To refresh a copy of a program in memory or of a web page on screen
  • (firearms) to make one's own cartridges using spent (or new) cases and new powder, primer, and bullet/shot.