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English definition of “refresh”

refresh

verb uk   /rɪˈfreʃ/ us  

refresh verb (FEEL BETTER)

C1 [T] to make someone less hot or tired: It was such a hot night that I had a cold shower to refresh myself.

refresh verb (COMPUTER SCREEN)

[I or T] to make the most recent information on an internet page appear, usually by clicking a button on the computer screen
(Definition of refresh from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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