Cache - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kæʃ|  American pronunciation of the word cache
Brit.  |kaʃ|  British pronunciation of the word cache

noun

- a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
- a secret store of valuables or money (syn: hoard, stash)
- (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

verb

- save up as for future use (syn: hoard, stash)

Examples

a weapons cache used by terrorists

Police found a cache of stolen cars in the woods.

Her new laptop has one megabyte of cache.

...an eccentric who cached money in odd places, such as under the boards of the floor...

...cached the fugitive slaves in their cellar until they could make their way to Canada...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: cache
he/she/it: caches
present participle: caching
past tense: cached
past participle: cached
noun
singular: cache
plural: caches
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