follow Dictionary.com

Know how to use "fewer" and "less"? Find out.

cache miss

cache miss in Technology

storage
A request to read from memory which cannot be satisfied from the cache, for which the main memory has to be consulted.
Opposite: cache hit.
(1997-01-21)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for cache

12
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for cache miss