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cache

 [kash]
a memory mechanism used by a computer to accelerate access to information.

cache

[kash]
(in computer technology) a fast storage buffer in the central processing unit or hard drive used to increase the amount and speed of data processing. Also called cache memory.

cache

A storage area on a PC’s hard drive where the browser temporarily stores web pages and/or graphic elements.
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Grant applications will be evaluated based on the degree to which CAChe products will be used for teaching purposes and for innovative curriculum and materials development.
AMERICAN FORESTS joined efforts to protect the Cache River watershed in 1994 and 1995 by planting more than 150,000 seedlings in a Global ReLeaf Forest there.
2, one may define a cache group composed of projects with a start date of 1st of January 2000 with an eHealth theme and a project duration larger then 36 months and a second cache group made up by FP7 projects with a total project cost higher then 5 million euro and ongoing status.
External cache systems generally support standard caching modes, such as write-through, write-back, and read-ahead.
To test for time traveling into the past, Clayton and her colleagues had Western scrub jays cache mouth-watering wax worms and ho-hum nuts in trays of sand (SN: 9/12/98, p.
Green disappeared from the group for a while to hide the ``La Jolla Valley Jewel Cache,'' which contained costume jewelry.
5 terabytes of raw capacity and from 4 to 32 gigabytes of global cache for open systems environments.
While its competitors target the intensive computing and highly specialized modeling needs of theoretical chemists, CAChe Scientific focuses on the unique needs of bench chemists.
The Company also noted that it opened two new Cache stores in May and currently operates 267 Cache locations.
The number of disk interfaces determines the maximum number of disks the controller can connect to as well as how much performance the controller can get from requests that miss its cache.
Olofson, with more than two decades of IT experience, selected the winning entries based on criteria that included general innovation as well as the breadth and depth of CACHE technology utilization within the submitted applications.
The end user requests a page from the cache server just as he would from any Web site, using a domain name that is specific to the caching server.