What is the difference between and SSL connection and an SSL session?

How can one differentiate, SSL connection and session?
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"Connection: A connection is a transport (in the OSI layering model definition) that provides a suitable type of service. For SSL, such connections are peer-topeer relationships. The connections are transient. Every connection is associated with one session. Session: An SSL session is an association between a client and a server. Sessions are created by the Handshake Protocol. Sessions define a set of cryptographic security parameters, which can be shared among multiple connections. Sessions are used to avoid the expensive negotiation of new security parameters for each connection."
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Processing dealings strongly on the internet ensures that we have to have the capacity to transmit info between your web page and also the buyer in a fashion that can make it difficult for many people for you to tap and browse. SSL will work by using a mix of programs in addition to encrypted sheild/decryption programs that exist on the web waiter laptop or computer as well as in internet explorer (just like Netscape/Safari and also Internet Explorer) as used by the Internet public "
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