prestore

verb
pre·​store | \ ˌprē-ˈstȯr How to pronounce prestore (audio) \
variants: or pre-store
prestored or pre-stored; prestoring or pre-storing

Definition of prestore

transitive verb

: to store (something) before it is needed … the network transactions involved in storing the keys turn out to be a significant hold-up. To speed up that process, the authors prestore a key, and then provide it when the reader requests one.— John Timme

Other Words from prestore

prestored or pre-stored adjective
prestored data/settings "… place an order literally at the click of a button with prestored payment details and delivery addresses." — Gerald Grimes

First Known Use of prestore

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Prestore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prestore. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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