memory cache

Definitions of memory cache
  1. noun
    (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics
    synonyms: cache
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    types:
    disk cache
    a cache that stores copies of frequently used disk sectors in random access memory (RAM) so they can be read without accessing the slower disk
    type of:
    buffer, buffer storage, buffer store
    (computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system
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