In the JavaScript library Axios, an instance is an object that represents a connection to a specific server or service. It can be configured with various settings, such as the base URL for requests, headers, and other options.

Here’s an example of creating an Axios instance:

const instance = axios.create({
baseURL: 'https://my-api.com/api/',
timeout: 1000,
headers: {'X-Custom-Header': 'foobar'}
});

Once you have an Axios instance, you can use it to send HTTP requests. For example, to send a GET request to the /users endpoint of the API, you can use the get method:

instance.get('/users').then(response => {
// handle the response here
});

You can also use the other HTTP methods provided by Axios, such as post, put, and delete, to send requests with different HTTP verbs.

instance.post('/users', { name: 'John Smith' }).then(response => {
// handle the response here
});

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