update-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: the communication of new information to reflect the current state

Commentary: UPDATE[+event][+communication][+provision][+of_information][+latest]

The radio station's update of traffic conditions happens every ten minutes.
The general listened to the updates from the battlefield.
Mary needs an update of her haircut and business wardrobe. (the communication is of a trendier personal appearance)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a newer version of some artifact, often a document

Commentary: UPDATE[+artifact][+version][+latest]
NOTE: refers to a tangible object, not an action.

Can you fax me the update to the proposal by Monday?
These files are apparently updates of earlier versions.
This sedan is an update of an earlier model by the same car company.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b