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

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



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