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cache
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1  —as in:
cache of arms
Definition a storage space — often hidden to hold valuables, provisions or weapons; or the storing of things
  • We found a cache of weapons buried in the woods.
cache = a storage space — often hidden to hold valuables, provisions or weapons; or the storing of things
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Fifty-pound sacks of flour were brought in from MacDonald's cache.
    London, Jack  --  Burning Daylight
  • What's in the cache, foodwise?
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • cache = things of value stored in a hidden place
  • To the left of the Prize Table Brinker straddled his cache of cider; behind him was the clump of evergreens, and behind them there was after all a gentle rise, where the Ski Jump Committee was pounding snow into a little take-off ramp whose lip was perhaps a foot higher than the slope of the rise.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • cache = store or supply
  • He goes to his cache, opens it, drinks some water.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • Then he opens up his cement-block cache, puts on his one-eyed sunglasses, drinks water from a stored beer bottle.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • He slides open the cache, fumbles blindly within it, retrieves the third of Scotch.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • After a long session of tossing, turning, and scratching, he climbs back down to seek out the Scotch bottle in his cache.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • From behind his concrete-slab cache he brings out one of his finds — an orange plastic pail, faded to pink but otherwise undamaged.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • Once the rain has slowed to a drizzle and the rumbles of thunder have receded, he slogs back to his cement-slab cache to collect the empty beer bottles.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake

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2  —as in:
memory cache
Definition computer science:  a section of computer memory used for fast, temporary storage
  • Did you try clearing your browser's cache? Sometimes a corrupt file is saved there and clearing it will assure the computer downloads a clean copy.
cache = computer science:  a section of computer memory used for fast, temporary storage

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