Definition of cache noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kæʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kæʃ//
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  1. 1a hidden store of things such as weapons an arms cache
  2. 2 (computing) a part of a computer’s memory that stores copies of data that is often needed while a program is running. This data can be accessed very quickly.
  3. Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French, from cacher ‘to hide’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cache

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