cache-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: a secure or hidden place to store things

Commentary: CACHE[+location][+spot][+hidden][+storage]

This small box could serve as an excellent cache for your stamp collection.
Mary used a plastic bin in the basement as a cache for hiding Christmas presents.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: goods that are set aside, accumulated or stored

Commentary: CACHE[+quantity][+amount][+goods][+stored][+food/+weapons/+money] [+entity][+goods][+stored][+food/+weapons/+money]

Police found a large cache of heroine in the back of the white van.
Large caches of weapons were not discovered during the search.
John pulled out his cache of antique gold coins to show to us.
Someone has raided my cache of chocolate chip cookies!

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a special buffer of computer memory

Commentary: CACHE[+entity][+structure][+memory][+computer][+buffer]

If the data is stored in cache, you can retrieve it more quickly.
Bob flushed the cache on his web browser. (extension of the original meaning)
How much cache memory does your computer have?

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)