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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 = hidden supply
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The secondary explosions demonstrated that we had hit a weapons cache.
  • cache = place of storage
  • There was a large weapons and ammunition cache hidden in the caves.
  • cache = store or supply
  • Fifty-pound sacks of flour were brought in from MacDonald's cache.
    London, Jack  --  Burning Daylight
  • Discovering his cache, guards locked him in a cell.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • cache = things of value stored in a hidden place
  • To the left of the Prize Table Brinker straddled his cache of cider;
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • cache = store or supply
  • His responses were cached and would be sent to Earth with Johanssen's next uplink.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • cached = stored
  • In a cave near the house, the opening so small that Tally had to crawl inside on her belly, David showed her the cache of gear his parents had tended for twenty years.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • cache = store or supply
  • When they entered the apartment, Louie went straight to his cache of liquor.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • cache = store or supply
  • Bod had stores of food, the kind that lasted, cached in the crypt, and more in some of the chillier tombs and vaults and mausoleums.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
cached = stored

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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 = a section of computer memory used for fast, temporary storage
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The cache is slower than registers, but faster than main memory.
  • cache = a section of computer memory used for fast, temporary storage
  • When revisiting the website, much of the content is loaded from a local cache rather than downloaded.
cache = a section of computer memory used for fast, temporary storage

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