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cache

 [kash]
a memory mechanism used by a computer to accelerate access to information.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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Since the MSHR already prevents the result of a miss fetch from entering the first-level cache if a load instruction is squashed before the data returns, we simply have to solve the problem of invalidating a cache line if an informing load miss completes before the load is ultimately squashed.