cache

cache

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English

Etymology 1

From French cache (as used by French Canadian trappers to mean "hiding place for stores"), from the verb cacher.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) enPR: kăsh, IPA(key): /kæʃ/
  • Rhymes: -æʃ
  • Homophone: cash
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /kæɪʃ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃ

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.
Usage note

Sometimes confused with cachet.

Hyponyms
Derived terms
  • cacheability
  • cacheable
  • Cache County
Related terms
Translations
References
  • JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Verb

cache (third-person singular simple present caches, present participle caching, simple 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.
  2. (marijuana smoking) For the herb in a bowl to be entirely burnt to ashes and therefore having become empty, gone, or useless for further smoking.
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

cache (plural caches)

  1. Misspelling of cachet.
    • 2014, Nils Bubandt, Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia
      The prophecies are an attempt to explore the mystery of democracy, to divine its origin in order to capitalize on its political cache, but also to diagnose the cause of its contemporary malaise.

Anagrams

  • Chace, chace

Danish

Etymology

From French cache.

Noun

cache c (singular definite cachen, plural indefinite cacher)

  1. (computing) cache

Declension

Synonyms

  • buffer
  • cachehukommelse

Derived terms

  • cachehukommelse
  • cachememory

References

  • “cache” in Den Danske Ordbog

French

Etymology

From cacher.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kaʃ/

Noun

cache f (plural caches)

  1. hiding place

Derived terms

  • cachette

Noun

cache m (plural caches)

  1. cover, mask

Verb

cache

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cacher
  2. third-person singular present indicative of cacher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of cacher
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of cacher
  5. second-person singular imperative of cacher

Further reading

  • “cache” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Adjective

cache f (invariable)

  1. (computing) cache (attributive)

Noun

cache f

  1. (computing) cache

Norman

Verb

cache

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cachi
  2. third-person singular present indicative of cachi
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of cachi
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of cachi
  5. second-person singular imperative of cachi

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From English cache

Noun

cache m (definite singular cachen, indefinite plural cacher, definite plural cachene)

  1. a cache (computing, geocaching)

References

  • “cache_2” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English cache

Noun

cache m (definite singular cachen, indefinite plural cachar, definite plural cachane)

  1. a cache (computing, geocaching)

Portuguese

Verb

cache

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of cachar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of cachar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of cachar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of cachar

Spanish

Verb

cache

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of cachar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of cachar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of cachar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of cachar.

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