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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·fresh·ing /-ʃɪŋ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·fresh·ing, a. Reviving; reanimating. -- Re*fresh*ing*ly, adv. -- Re*fresh*ing*ness, n.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·fresh v. t. [imp. & p. p. Refreshed p. pr. & vb. n. Refreshing.]
 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.
    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) 2.0

      adj 1: imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air"
             [syn: bracing, brisk, energizing, energising,
             fresh, refreshful, tonic]
      2: pleasantly novel or different; "common sense of a most
         refreshing sort" [syn: novel]