cache

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See also: Cache, caché, and cachê

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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 notes[edit]

Sometimes confused with cachet.

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Descendants[edit]
  • Czech: keš
  • German: Cache
  • Italian: cache
  • Norwegian Bokmål: cache
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: cache
  • Serbo-Croatian: kȅš, ке̏ш
Translations[edit]
References[edit]
  • JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Verb[edit]

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.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

cache (plural caches)

  1. Misspelling of cachet.
    • 2014, Nils Bubandt, Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia[1]:
      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.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French cache.

Noun[edit]

cache c (singular definite cachen, plural indefinite cacher)

  1. (computing) cache

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cacher.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cache f (plural caches)

  1. cache, hiding place for later retrieval

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: cache
  • English: cache (see there for further descendants)

Noun[edit]

cache m (plural caches)

  1. cover, mask (clipping of cache-oeil, cache-nez, etc.)
  2. (computing) cache

Verb[edit]

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. third-person singular present subjunctive of cacher
  5. second-person singular imperative of cacher

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cache.

Adjective[edit]

cache f (invariable)

  1. (computing) cache (attributive)

Noun[edit]

cache f

  1. (computing) cache

Further reading[edit]

  • cache in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Norman[edit]

Verb[edit]

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[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cache

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a cache (computing, geocaching)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cache

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a cache (computing, geocaching)

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

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[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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.