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cache

See also: caché

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

VerbEdit

cache (third-person singular simple present caches, present participle caching, simple past and past participle cached)

  1. To place in a cache.
  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

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cacher.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

cache f (plural caches)

  1. hiding place

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

cache m (plural caches)

  1. cover, mask

VerbEdit

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

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cache f (invariable)

  1. (computing) cache (attributive)

NounEdit

cache f

  1. (computing) cache

JèrriaisEdit

VerbEdit

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

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

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.

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

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