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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
cache
I.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
large
▪ In 1884 a large cache of his letters dating from 1643 to 1648 was discovered, and some have been printed.
▪ This is by far the largest cache of Roman coins to be uncovered in Britain since the eighteenth century.
▪ It was a large cache of arms.
secondary
▪ Chip frequency and size of secondary cache on the box in between are currently undecided.
■ NOUN
memory
▪ We've further enhanced speed by adding 32K of CompuAdd engineered cache memory.
▪ But high-speed cache memory is expensive.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Police have found a cache of automatic weapons in a house in the city centre.
▪ The drug cache that the men were found in possession of was worth roughly $1 million.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Also in Belfast, police arrested a man after an arms cache was found in the Protestant Donegall Pass district.
▪ At least 42 people were arrested in connection with the caches, said Gen.
▪ But high-speed cache memory is expensive.
▪ In figure 2.5 the cache type is Package Name.
▪ Q: A friend told me that if I buy a computer, I should make sure it has 256K of cache.
▪ The caches and paramilitaries were maintained for many years, well after the danger of a surprise Soviet attack faded.
▪ We've further enhanced speed by adding 32K of CompuAdd engineered cache memory.
II.verb
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Allow each page you want to read to load fully and it will cache for reading Offline later.
▪ I wonder: does the squirrel remember where it has cached all of these apples?
▪ Proxy settings Most Access Providers have a server that caches copies of popular Web sites.
▪ The stolen dynamite was discovered Sunday in two caches.
▪ Then he cached it under a rock.
▪ Then on Sunday, investigators seized 500 pounds of stolen dynamite cached at a Vallejo house.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
cache

cache \cache\ (k[a^]sh), n. [F., a hiding place, fr. cacher to conceal, to hide.]

  1. A hole in the ground, or other hiding place, for concealing and preserving provisions which it is inconvenient to carry.
    --Kane.

  2. That which is hidden in a cache[2]; a hoard; a stockpile.

  3. (Computers) A form of memory in a computer which has a faster access time than most of main memory, and is usually used to store the most frequently accessed data in main memory during execution of a program.

cache

cache \cache\ (k[a^]sh), v. t. To store in a cache[1].

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
cache

1797, "hiding place," from French Canadian trappers' slang, "hiding place for stores" (1660s), a back-formation from French cacher "to hide, conceal" (13c., Old French cachier), from Vulgar Latin *coacticare "store up, collect, compress," frequentative of Latin coactare "constrain," from coactus, past participle of cogere "to collect" (see cogent). Sense extended by 1830s to "anything stored in a hiding place."

Wiktionary
cache

n. 1 A store of things that may be required in the future, which can be retrieved rapidly, protected or hidden in some way. 2 (context computing English) A fast temporary storage where recently or frequently used information is stored to avoid having to reload it from a slower storage medium. 3 (context geocaching English) A container containing treasure in a global treasure-hunt game. vb. 1 To place in a cache. 2 (context Marijuana smoking English) For the herb in a bowl to be entirely burnt to ashes and therefore having become empty, gone, or useless for further smoking

WordNet
cache
  1. n: a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)

  2. a secret store of valuables or money [syn: hoard, stash]

  3. (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 [syn: memory cache]

cache

v : save up as for future use [syn: hoard, stash, lay away, hive up, squirrel away]

Gazetteer
Cache, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 2371
Housing Units (2000): 952
Land area (2000): 3.388615 sq. miles (8.776472 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.014556 sq. miles (0.037701 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 3.403171 sq. miles (8.814173 sq. km)
FIPS code: 10700
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 34.629967 N, 98.625226 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 73527
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Cache, OK
Cache
Cache, UT -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Utah
Population (2000): 37
Housing Units (2000): 16
Land area (2000): 5.660193 sq. miles (14.659831 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.346274 sq. miles (0.896845 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 6.006467 sq. miles (15.556676 sq. km)
FIPS code: 09725
Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49
Location: 41.836370 N, 112.000202 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Cache, UT
Cache
Cache -- U.S. County in Utah
Population (2000): 91391
Housing Units (2000): 29035
Land area (2000): 1164.523091 sq. miles (3016.100832 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 8.550150 sq. miles (22.144785 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1173.073241 sq. miles (3038.245617 sq. km)
Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49
Location: 41.751082 N, 111.842117 W
Headwords:
Cache
Cache, UT
Cache County
Cache County, UT
Wikipedia
Cache

Cache or caching may refer to:

  • Caching or hoarding (animal behavior), a food storing behavior of animals
  • A cache or hoard, a collection of artifacts
  • Treasure trove, a valuable cache which has been lost, or left unclaimed by the owner, or a place where items are stored
  • Geocaching, an outdoor treasure-hunting game which involves looking for containers of varying sizes called geocaches or caches
  • Bear cache, a bear-safe storage facility
Cache (computing)

In computing, a cache , is a hardware or software component that stores data so future requests for that data can be served faster; the data stored in a cache might be the result of an earlier computation, or the duplicate of data stored elsewhere. A cache hit occurs when the requested data can be found in a cache, while a cache miss occurs when it cannot. Cache hits are served by reading data from the cache, which is faster than recomputing a result or reading from a slower data store; thus, the more requests can be served from the cache, the faster the system performs.

To be cost-effective and to enable efficient use of data, caches are relatively small. Nevertheless, caches have proven themselves in many areas of computing because access patterns in typical computer applications exhibit the locality of reference. Moreover, access patterns exhibit temporal locality if data is requested again that has been recently requested already, while spatial locality refers to requests for data physically stored close to data that has been already requested.

Caché (film)

Caché , titled Hidden in the UK and Ireland, is a 2005 French psychological thriller written and directed by Michael Haneke. Starring Daniel Auteuil as Georges and Juliette Binoche as his wife Anne, the film follows an upper-class French couple who are terrorized by anonymous tapes that appear on their front porch and hint at childhood memories of the husband.

Caché opened to acclaim from film critics, who lauded Binoche's acting and Haneke's direction. The ambiguities of its plot continue to attract considerable discussion among scholars; many have commented on the film's themes of "bourgeois guilt" and collective memory, often drawing parallels between its narrative and the French government's decades-long denial of the 1961 Seine River massacre. Caché is today regarded as one of the greatest films of the 2000s.

Cache (Aosta)

'''Cache (Aosta) ''' is a frazione in the Province of Aosta in the Aosta Valley region of Italy.

Category:Frazioni of Aosta Valley Category:Aosta

Usage examples of "cache".

She had covered it back up and headed to Cache Four where she had spent the night.

She had covered the arm back up and stumbled to the cache to cry her heart out.

The Posleen would pass by something like the cache at first, but later they would come back and dig like badgers if there was any sign of materials or people.

At this point, between the continuing rain and the heavy traffic into and out of the cache, there was a noticeable, and slippery, trail into the cave.

As he worked at it, it became apparent that the cache was not a small cave, but a much larger opening into the mountain.

The cache was about eight meters deep by four wide and the the interior was filled from floor to ceiling with Indowy storage boxes.

The inner cache is made out of plasteel armor and should hold out, but you may get buried.

One of the Marauder suits scrambled into the supply cache, tearing open boxes, and then cursed.

The mission: recover a valuable cache left on earth thousands of years ago by colonists from another planet.

Clues to the cache lead him to a location beneath the ocean floor-near strange Easter Island, with its eerie ruins.

If it was planted ages ago, the ocean floor might have shifted, or the cache could have been washed away by undersea currents.

My hunch is that our space friends determined the position of the cache just recently.

Clay was on hand when the first message about the space cache arrived.

TOM was overwhelmed by the bitter news that the space cache had been looted.

As Tom and Bud worked to uncover the cache, they saw that it was larger than they had expected.