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a memory mechanism used by a computer to accelerate access to information.
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A storage area on a PC’s hard drive where the browser temporarily stores web pages and/or graphic elements.
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Architecture: The modified Harvard architecture is known for its single-cycle execution of an instruction.
(1.) 'Cyborg Civics', William Gibson, Harvard Architecture Review, vol 10, 1998, p173.
In the Harvard architecture, the data memory is coupled directly to the arithmetic logic unit (ALU) without use of a data bus.

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