MDN Web Docs Glossary: Definitions of Web-related terms

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First paint
First Paint, part of the Paint Timing API, is the time between navigation and when the browser renders the first pixels to the screen, 

Web technologies contain long lists of jargon and abbreviations that are used in documentation and coding. This glossary provides definitions of words and abbreviations you need to know to successfully understand and build for the web.

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