• (British, America) enPR: kăsh, IPA: /kæʃ/
  • (AU) IPA: /kæɪʃ/

cache (plural caches)

  1. A store of things that may be required in the future, which can be retrieved rapidly, protected or hidden in some way.
    Members of the 29-man Discovery team laid down food caches to allow the polar team to travel light, hopping from food cache to food cache on their return journey.
  2. (computing) A fast temporary storage where recently or frequently used information is stored to avoid having to reload it from a slower storage medium.
  3. (geocaching) A container containing treasure in a global treasure-hunt game.
Translations Translations Translations Verb

cache (caches, present participle caching; past and past participle cached)

  1. To place in a cache.
    • 1922, A. M. Chisholm, A Thousand a Plate
      And here the adventurers went ashore, unloaded, turned their canoe bottom up in the shelter of thick brush, and cached their supplies temporarily on a pole scaffold, out of reach of prowling depredators.
Translations Noun

cache (plural caches)

  1. Misspelling of cachet

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.005
Offline English dictionary