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cache

a hiding place; a hidden store of goods: He had a cache of nonperishable food in case of an invasion.
Not to be confused with:
cachet – an official seal, as on a letter or document; a distinguishing feature: Courtesy is the cachet of a gracious hostess.; superior status; prestige: The diplomatic corps has a certain cachet.
cash – currency or coins: They’d rather have cash than a credit card.
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

cache

 (kăsh)
n.
1.
a. An amount of goods or valuables, especially when kept in a concealed or hard-to-reach place: maintained a cache of food in case of emergencies.
b. The concealed or hard-to-reach place used for storing a cache.
2. A fast storage buffer in the central processing unit of a computer. Also called cache memory.
tr.v. cached, cach·ing, cach·es
To hide or store in a cache. See Synonyms at hide1.

[French, from Middle French, from cacher, to hide, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *coācticāre, to store, pack together, frequentative of Latin coāctāre, to constrain, frequentative of cōgere, coāct-, to force; see cogent.]
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cache

(kæʃ)
n
1. a hidden store of provisions, weapons, treasure, etc
2. the place where such a store is hidden
3. (Computer Science) computing a small high-speed memory that improves computer performance
vb
4. (tr) to store in a cache
5. (Computer Science) (tr) to store in a cache
[C19: from French, from cacher to hide]
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cache

(kæʃ)

n., v. cached, cach•ing. n.
1. a hiding place for ammunition, food, treasures, etc.
2. anything hidden in a cache.
3. a piece of computer hardware or a section of RAM dedicated to selectively storing and speeding access to frequently used program commands or data.
v.t.
4. to hide in a cache.
[1585–95; < French, n. derivative of cacher to hide < Vulgar Latin *coācticāre to stow away, orig. to pack together]
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cache

In evasion and recovery operations, source of subsistence and supplies, typically containing items such as food, water, medical items, and/or communications equipment, packaged to prevent damage from exposure and hidden in isolated locations by such methods as burial, concealment, and/or submersion, to support evaders in current or future operations. See also concealment; evader; evasion; evasion and recovery; recovery; recovery operations.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

Cache

 a hiding place, hence, the items hidden; the stores of provisions hidden by travellers or explorers on their journeys.
Examples: cache of green boughs, 1866; of jewels; of meat, 1865; of a barrel of pork, 1842; of provisions; of silver, 1860; of treasure.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

cache


Past participle: cached
Gerund: caching

Imperative
cache
cache
Present
I cache
you cache
he/she/it caches
we cache
you cache
they cache
Preterite
I cached
you cached
he/she/it cached
we cached
you cached
they cached
Present Continuous
I am caching
you are caching
he/she/it is caching
we are caching
you are caching
they are caching
Present Perfect
I have cached
you have cached
he/she/it has cached
we have cached
you have cached
they have cached
Past Continuous
I was caching
you were caching
he/she/it was caching
we were caching
you were caching
they were caching
Past Perfect
I had cached
you had cached
he/she/it had cached
we had cached
you had cached
they had cached
Future
I will cache
you will cache
he/she/it will cache
we will cache
you will cache
they will cache
Future Perfect
I will have cached
you will have cached
he/she/it will have cached
we will have cached
you will have cached
they will have cached
Future Continuous
I will be caching
you will be caching
he/she/it will be caching
we will be caching
you will be caching
they will be caching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been caching
you have been caching
he/she/it has been caching
we have been caching
you have been caching
they have been caching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been caching
you will have been caching
he/she/it will have been caching
we will have been caching
you will have been caching
they will have been caching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been caching
you had been caching
he/she/it had been caching
we had been caching
you had been caching
they had been caching
Conditional
I would cache
you would cache
he/she/it would cache
we would cache
you would cache
they would cache
Past Conditional
I would have cached
you would have cached
he/she/it would have cached
we would have cached
you would have cached
they would have cached
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011

cache

A temporary storage area in a computer’s memory.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cache - a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)cache - a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
storage space - the area in any structure that provides space for storage
2.cache - a secret store of valuables or moneycache - a secret store of valuables or money
fund, store, stock - a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
3.cache - (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updatedcache - (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics
buffer storage, buffer store, buffer - (computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system
disk cache - a cache that stores copies of frequently used disk sectors in random access memory (RAM) so they can be read without accessing the slower disk
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Verb1.cache - save up as for future use
lay aside, save up, save - accumulate money for future use; "He saves half his salary"
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cache

noun store, fund, supply, reserve, treasury, accumulation, stockpile, hoard, stash (informal) A cache of weapons and explosives was found by the police.
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cache

noun
A supply stored or hidden for future use:
Slang: stash.
verb
To put or keep out of sight:
Slang: plant, stash.
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Translations

cache

[kæʃ]
A. N
1. (= stores) → víveres mpl escondidos; [of contraband, arms, explosives] → alijo m
2. (Comput) = cache memory
B. VT (= hide) → esconder, ocultar; (= hoard) → acumular
C. CPD cache memory N (Comput) → (memoria f) cache m or f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cache

[ˈkæʃ] n
[arms, explosives] → cache f
a cache of food → un dépôt secret de provisionscache memory n (COMPUTING)mémoire f tampon
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cache

n
Versteck nt, → geheimes (Waffen-/Proviant)lager
(Comput: also cache memory) → Zwischenspeicher m, → Cachespeicher m
vtverstecken
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cache

[kæʃ] n (of arms, food) → deposito segreto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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