scratch pad


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scratch pad

n.
1. A pad of paper for preliminary or hasty writing, notes, or sketches.
2. also scratch·pad (skrăch′păd′) Computers An internal register used for temporary storage of preliminary data or notes.

scratch pad

n
1. chiefly US and Canadian a notebook, esp one with detachable leaves
2. (Computer Science) computing a small semiconductor memory for temporary storage
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scratch pad - pad for preliminary or hasty writing or notes or sketches etc; "scribbling block" is a British term
notepad - a pad of paper for keeping notes
Translations

scratch pad

n (Am) → bloc-notes m inv
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Features of the scratch pad allowed the student to adjust the line thickness of the pen, undo the last pen stroke, or erase the page.
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Administrators have a virtual scratch pad to revise and verify configuration changes without any danger of unexpected results when updating the new configuration.
The Scratch Pad is automatically saved with every letter typed, so there is no need to save it manually.
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Romanow scribbled the details down on a scratch pad.
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