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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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If r is ip, then it is full 32-bit and trivially cacheable.
3] = 000010, but 000* is also cacheable because the associated bits [b.
Supplementing an animal with cacheable food should yield a higher or equal giving-up density relative to no additional food, and a lower or equal giving-up density relative to extra noncacheable food.
Day, site and treatment (supplemental noncacheable food, supplemental cacheable food, and no supplemental food) were the variables of the Latin square experimental design.
The GUD under the augmentation of cacheable hazelnuts (shells intact) was intermediate between the other treatments (prediction 2).
An animal's foraging decisions are influenced in several ways when its food is cacheable and has future value.
At this time, foraging decisions should be shaped mostly by the present value of cacheable food items.
However, despite the amount of data cached and buffered in ram, the size of the entire data set relative to the amount cacheable data is very large.