(Or “second level cache”, “level two cache”, “L2 cache”) A larger, slower cache between the primary cache and main memory. Whereas the primary cache is often on the same integrated circuit as the central processing unit (CPU), a secondary cache is usually external.
- Secondary cartilage
secondary cartilage n. Cartilage, as in certain joints, that changes directly into bone.
- Secondary cataract
secondary cataract n. A cataract that accompanies or follows some other eye disease such as glaucoma. A cataract occurring in the remains of the lens or capsule after a cataract extraction.
noun, Electricity. 1. storage cell. secondary cell noun 1. an electric cell that can be recharged and can therefore be used to store electrical energy in the form of chemical energy See also accumulator (sense 1) Compare primary cell
noun, Art. 1. a color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors. secondary color A color produced by mixing two additive primary colors in equal proportions. The secondary colors are cyan (a mixture of blue and green), magenta (a mixture of blue and red), and yellow (a mixture of green and […]