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Cache appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Ere hogs rot codexes, eh, cache-sexe doctors go here.
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Definition of the noun cache

What does cache mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: caches

  1. a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: storage space = the area in any structure that provides space for storage
  2. a secret store of valuables or money
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • synonyms of cache: hoard / stash
    • more generic words: fund / stock / store = a supply of something available for future use
  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
    • domain: computer science / computing
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of cache: memory cache
    • more generic terms: buffer / buffer storage / buffer store = a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device
    • more specific term: disk cache = a cache that stores copies of frequently used disk sectors in random access memory (RAM) so they can be read without accessing the slower disk

Alternative definition of the noun cache


  1. A store of things that may be required in the future, which can be retrieved rapidly, protected or hidden in some way.
  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. [context: geocaching] A container containing treasure in a global treasure-hunt game.

Definition of the verb cache

What does cache mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: cached | caching | caches

  1. save up as for future use

Alternative definition of the verb cache


  1. To place in a cache.


"Cache" a.k.a. "Caché", titled Hidden in the UK and Ireland, is a 2005 French-language thriller written and directed by Michael Haneke. The film stars Daniel Auteuil as Georges and Juliette Binoche as his wife Anne.


  1. "Cache" a.k.a. "Caché" is the second album by Jazz musician Kirk Whalum. Musicians who perform on the album include Marcus Miller, Nile Rodgers and Bob James.
    • genre: Jazz
    • released in (23 years ago)
  2. "Cache" is a musical album of Francis International Airport.
    • released on
  3. "Cache" a.k.a. "Caché" is a musical album of Monochrome.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  4. "Cache" is a musical album of Kitty Dakota.


Cache a.k.a. Caché is a musical group.


  1. Cache is a city in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 2,796 at the 2010 census. It is an exurb included in the Lawton, Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the location of Star House, the home of the Comanche chief Quanah Parker, the major leader of the Quahadi Comanche in the years of Indian Wars and transition to reservation life.
  2. Cache a.k.a. Cache, Illinois: Cache is an unincorporated community in Alexander County, Illinois, United States. Cache is located near the Mississippi River west of Mounds. It is served by Illinois Route 3. Cache once had a post office, which closed on October 5, 2002.

There are other places with in their name, like Cache Creek, Cache County, Grande Cache, Cache La Poudre River, Cache Creek Wilderness, Cache La Poudre Wilderness, Wasatch-Cache National Forest and Yentna-Cache Creek mining district.


Cache a.k.a. InterSystems Caché is a commercial object-oriented database management system from InterSystems, used to develop healthcare management and telecommunications software. Customer software can use the database with object and SQL code. Caché also allows developers to directly manipulate its underlying data structures: hierarchical arrays known as M technology.

Phrases with Cache

Phrases starting with the word Cache:

  1. Cache-sexe
  2. Cache Beardtongue
  3. Cache Peak Buckwheat
  4. Cache Valley Buckwheat

Phrases ending with the word Cache:

  1. to cache
  2. disk cache
  3. food cache
  4. memory cache

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cache

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Google previewUpgrading and Repairing PCs (2015)

by Scott Mueller

A set associative cache is a modified directmapped cache.

Google previewInfomatic Practices

by Reeta Sahoo, Gagan Sahoo

A cache is a temporary memory area that helps your computer or peripheral to process information.

Google previewMultimedia and Web Technology

by Reeta Sahoo, Gagan Sahoo

A cache is a temporary memory area that helps your computer or peripheral to process information. This is a very high speed...

Google previewConcise Ict Fundamentals Volume One (2012)

by Bright Siaw Afriyie

A cache is a portion of the CPU chip that contains a special type of memory.

The L1 cache is the portion of memory closest to the CPU, where a small number of the most commonly used instructions are kept for re-use, and is the fastest and ...

Google previewComputer Architecture (2009)

by Nirmala Sharma

Such a fast small memory is called cache memory. It is placed...

Google previewCryptographic Engineering (2008)

by Cetin Kaya Koc

A cache is a small and fast storage area used by a CPU to reduce the average memory access time.

Google previewWindows 2000 Performance Guide (2002)

by Mark Friedman, Odysseas Pentakalos

The file cache is a specific, reserved area of virtual storage in the range of system memory addresses, as discussed in Chapter 6. As the name...

Google previewComputer Science with C++

by Reeta Sahoo, Gagan Sahoo

It acts as a buffer between the CPU Cache is a small amount (normally less than 1MB) of high-speed memory residing on or...

Google previewThe HTML5 Developer's Collection (Collection) (2011)

by Jennifer Kyrnin, Chuck Hudson, Tom Leadbetter

Application cache means you can run online applications offline, not just on smartphones or tablets but on desktop...

Application Cache Browser Compatibility The application cache is a list of files, captured in a manifest, that tells ...

Google previewWilde’s WWW (2012)

Technical Foundations of the World Wide Web by Erik Wilde

A cache is a storage which is used for temporarily storing responses. It is a third component in a...

Google previewComputer Science with Python

by Reeta Sahoo, Gagan Sahoo

It acts as a buffer between the CPU Cache is a small amount (normally less than 1MB) of high-speed memory residing on or...

Google previewDesktop Support Resource Guide (2003)

The LI cache is a very ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Information Technology (2007)

by Atlantic

Cache. coherence. Cable modem 28.8 and 56 kbps telephone modems and the up to 128 kbps of Integrated services digital network (ISDN) and is about the data rate available to subscribers of Digital subscriber line (DSL) telephone service.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (1991)

Volume 8 - Geographic Information System to Hypertext by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

Cache coherence protocol incorporating cache-based checkpointing. reloaded and execution is restarted. Cache misses occurring when a processor resumes execution are serviced by data from the global checkpoint which is stored in the ...

Google previewThe Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dictionary (2009)

The A to Z Desktop Reference of Photoshop by Philip Andrews

Menu: Tools > Cache Shortcut: – Version: CS2,CS3,CS4 See also: Bridge The cache in the Bridge application is a portion of hard disk memory that is used to store thumbnail, metadata and file information. Caching these details means that ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer Networking

accessed data is usually present; however, the search to find that information may be slow because the cache has to index the data in order to find it. (3) Set— associative Cache Information from RAM is kept in sets, and these sets may have ...

Google previewThe International Dictionary of Data Communications (1998)

by Robert A. Saigh

Cache: A storage area holding quickly available information so that it doesn't have to be accessed from slow storage sources. Caches improve performance by storing data in faster sections of memory and by using efficient design to anticipate ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer & Information Technology (2014)

by Mrinal Talukdar

Cache A cache is a place to store something temporarily. The files you automatically request by looking at a web page are stored on your hard disk in a cache subdirectory under the directory for your browser (for example, Internet Explorer).

Google previewTake Control: The Mac OS X Lexicon (2009)

by Sharon Zardetto, Andy Baird

Cache,. Cache. File. cash · Storage of recently used information for speedy retrieval, on the assumption that if you just did or used something, you're likely to do it or need it again soon. Cache usually refers to something in memory, while a ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer and Internet Words (2001)

An A to Z Guide to Hardware, Software, and Cyberspace

cache 1. An area of storage devoted to the high-speed retrieval of frequently used or requested data. Data can be ...

Google previewOracle Data Dictionary Pocket Reference (2003)

Views, Columns & Tips by David C. Kreines


Google previewDictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology (2000)

by Philip A. Laplante

cache (1) an intermediate memory store having storage capacity and access ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering, Second Edition (2005)

by Philip A. Laplante

cache an intermediate memory ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering (1999)

by Phillip A. Laplante

cache an intermediate memory ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections of Man and Domesticated Animals (2001)

by R. W. Ashford

Cache Valley (CV) virus (family Bunyaviridae, genus Bunyavirus, Bunyamwera serogroup) has been recognized only recently as a potentially serious vertebrate pathogen in North America, with transmission primarily between several ...

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Quotes about Cache

History is malleable. A new cache of diaries can shed new light, and archeological evidence can challenge our popular assumptions. (Ken Burns)
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Scrabble value of C3A1C3H4E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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