Meaning of CACHE in English


[cache] n [F, fr. cacher to press, hide, fr. (assumed) VL coacticare to press together, fr. L coactare to compel, freq. of cogere to compel--more at cogent] (1797) 1 a: a hiding place esp. for concealing and preserving provisions or implements b: a secure place of storage

2: something hidden or stored in a cache

3: a computer memory with very short access time used for storage of frequently used instructions or data--called also cache memory

[2]cache vt cached ; (1805): to place, hide, or store in a cache

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