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A technology developed in relation to the World Wide Web, designed to provide end users with personalized Web access by having a site actively “push” requested information to the user’s desktop, either automatically or at specified intervals. Push was developed as a means of relieving users from having to actively retrieve (“pull”) information from the Web. It is not, as yet, especially popular.
ETYM Probably French poche. Related to Pouch.
1. The act of applying force in order to move something away; SYN. pushing.
2. The force used in pushing; SYN. thrust.
3. An effort to advance.
1. To add a new element to a stack, a data structure generally used to temporarily hold pieces of data being transferred or the partial result of an arithmetic operation. See also stack. Compare pop.
2. In networks and the Internet, to send data or a program from a server to a client at the instigation of the server. See also push2. Compare pull.
1. To press against forcefully without being able to move.
2. To press, drive, or impel to action; SYN. bear on.
3. To move with force,; SYN. force.
4. To exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end; SYN. press.
5. To approach a certain age or speed:; SYN. crowd.