cache cache  /ˈkæʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
  2. (n) a secret store of valuables or money
  3. (n) (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
  4. (v) save up as for future use

Usage(s):

  1. Exclusive: A cache of letters by Anne Frank's father, written in 1941 before the family went into hiding, have been uncovered by a Jewish research institute.
  2. What remained for him to do was transform this cache into an art that could measure up to his own expectations.
  3. Iraqi soldiers inspect a cache of weapons found during a raid in the southern Iraqi city of Basra in April.

News

  1. Explosives Found in Coos Bay Home

    UPDATE (4:23 p.m.): Police say Yarbrough is aware that authorities are searching for him and he may be carrying a weapon. He may also be linked to a dark green Chevrolet Suburban with the Oregon license plate number 897FPD. COOS BAY, Ore. — A home was evacuated after police found a cache of explosives, firearms, and … Continue reading »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KEZI 9 Eugene

  2. Virident Systems Showcasing Flash-Aware Integrated Block Cache Software at O'Reilly Velocity Conference

    Virident Systems Inc., the performance leader in flash-based storage-class memory solutions, today announced it will be demonstrating its vCache flash-aware integrated block cache software, which allows ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Column: Edward Snowden and the selective targeting of leaks

    By Jack Shafer (Reuters) - Edward Snowden's expansive disclosures to the Guardian and the Washington Post about various National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs have only two corollaries in contemporary history; the classified cache Bradley Manning allegedly released to WikiLeaks a few years ago and Daniel Ellsberg's dissemination of the voluminous Pentagon Papers to the New York ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "It's our best judgment that these particular EFPs ...... in recent large cache finds do not appear to have arrived here in Iraq after those pledges were made," Rear Adm. Gregory Smith, director of the Multi-National Force-Iraq's communications...
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Gregory Smith Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "They no longer are much of a force. Nobody talks much about them. It is a historical remnant of their heyday that gives them any kind of cache," said Frances Kissling, president of Catholics for Free Choice.
    on Jan 19, 2007 By: Frances Kissling Source: Washington Post

  3. "We've had this policy where you can't store and cache any data for more than 24 hours, and we're going to go ahead and we're going to get rid of that policy," Zuckerberg said.
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Mark Zuckerberg Source: ZDNet Asia

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