refresh rate



  • noun the number of times every second that the image on a CRT is redrawn


  • The number of times per second that a refresh (1) or refresh (2) occurs. For example, a monitor may have a refresh rate of 200 Hz, while a DRAM chip may refresh 4000 times per second.

Media Studies

  • noun the number of times that an image on a television or computer screen is repainted, typically 60 times per second