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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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IntenseSpeed's software-only technology rapidly improves Web site performance, dramatically decreasing page load times for users by pre-loading content into a visitor's browser cache.
Cachelink Pro works by allowing all users on the network to share Web content stored in each local PC's browser cache (the memory computers use to store Web content).
By predictively pre-downloading pages or elements of pages to a user's browser cache, both Blueflame and Netflame accelerate content delivery, improving the online experience for consumers and generating increased loyalty and revenues for B2B or B2C e-commerce and content sites.
The application service pre-downloads content elements to the user's browser cache that are "most likely" to be requested with the next mouse-click.
Trash includes some useless junk files and web browser caches.
This header allows only browser caches to store responses.
When a browser caches data, it stores information about your current browsing session into your RAM, and past sessions on your hard drive (disk cache).