Cache – Learn English through weird and wonderful words

by Feb 16, 2019English Vocabulary

Suparno Bhattachayrra

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Cache – Learn English through weird and wonderful words

Do you know the history and correct usage of the rare English word “cache”?

In this learn English through weird and wonderful English class, I am going to show you the beauty of this werid and useful word of Cache.

Cache is a noun and It is properly pronounced like the word cash.

What is a Cache?

  • 1) collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place.
  • 2) as verb : store away in hiding or for future use.

Where is cache from?

late 18th century:

  • from French, from cacher ‘to hide’, cache (n.) 1797, “hiding place,”
  • from French Canadian trappers’ slang, “hiding place for stores and provisions” (1660s), a back-formation from French cacher “to hide, conceal” (13c., Old French cachier),
  • from Vulgar Latin *coacticare “store up, collect, compress,” frequentative of Latin coactare “constrain,”
  • from coactus, past participle of cogere “to collect,” literally “to drive together,”
  • from com- “together” (see co-) + agere “to set in motion, drive; to do, perform” (from PIE root *ag- “to drive, draw out or forth, move”). Sense extended by 1830s to “anything stored in a hiding place.”




How to use the cache in a sentence?

  • In 1923 Sir Flinders Petrie found another cache of fossils at Qua, wrapped in linen and carefully stored in rock tombs.
  • When collecting seeds to cache, a bird can store as many as 90 seeds in a pouch behind its tongue.
  • Visiting relatives, dignitaries, or pilgrims would return home bearing cache blades, cores, and bladelets made from Flint Ridge flint.
  • There have been reports he was found by Iraqi troops carrying out a routine search for a weapons cache.
  • Whilst these middlemen are usually decent, honest, hardworking music lovers, there’s a notable cache of less scrupulous operators.
  • So for me the gig does have some cache in its own right and consequently I do feel a little excited when I chance to think about it.
  • A secretive layer of minted yogurt and a cache of garnet sweet potatoes made the dish even more of a global high-wire act.
  • To date, chip designers have focused on connecting processors to cache memory to counter the latency of the system bus.
  • But her audience isn’t limited to a cache of misty-eyed ex-pats yearning for home.
  • It was armed with a cache of stuffed animals and sparkles with the intent of staging a mock siege of the fenced-in leaders.
  • It said one extremist was arrested and a cache of weapons, explosives and money was found.
  • The documents are just part of a huge cache of terror tools shown to blindfolded Western reporters.
  • The store is misaligned across two cache lines such that the upper eight bytes span a cache line boundary.
  • Because multiprocessor servers put a larger strain on the memory subsystem, increased amounts of on- chip cache can help alleviate that load.
  • The software that drives the virtual tape engine emulates tape devices on disk and manages the movement of data from cache to tape and back.
  • I had to do a bit of work this morning but nothing too taxing, then I decided to rush off and find this cache.
  • Art expert Shirley Graham at Leeds City Art Gallery said the cache was a valuable find.
  • The sweep was successful in netting a large cache or weapons, explosives, ammunition, and other equipment.
  • Both cache size and sort size affect memory usage, so you cannot maximize one without affecting the other.
  • Yes, there was the cache I had made by splitting the pasteboard with my jack-knife.
  • I had accomplished one back-load, and with empty straps was returning to the cache for another.
  • Visual concealment is unnecessary, because in the North Country a cache is sacred.
  • At this place was also discovered a pit or cache resembling those found at Ohio.

I hope you are enjoying the English class and found my “English Class Cache – Learn English through weird and wonderful words” useul.

Have fun as you learn with these weird and wonderful English words! Please add These Rare and Uncommon Words to Your Vocabulary Now.

Thank you,

Suparno Bhattachayrra






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