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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
      2: a secret store of valuables or money [syn: hoard, cache,
      3: (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 [syn: cache, memory cache]
      v 1: save up as for future use [syn: hoard, stash, cache,
           lay away, hive up, squirrel away]

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