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By March 5, 2012September 22nd, 2016Computer Glossary

A web cache is a mechanism for the temporary storage (caching) of web documents, such as HTML pages and images, to reduce bandwidth usage, server load, and perceived lag.  A web cache stores copies of documents passing through it; subsequent requests may be satisfied from the cache if certain conditions are met.

Also see; Refreshing Page Browser, Clear Cache

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