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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.
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Noun1.scratchpad - (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information
computer memory, computer storage, memory board, store, memory, storage - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
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scratchpad

[ˈskrætʃpæd] N (US) → bloc m (para apuntes o para borrador)
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The truly anal among us may "write" things into our EFB's scratchpad window, saving the results for later analysis.
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Each core is allocated 12KB of instruction cache and 64 KB of local scratchpad memory.
Each thread controls a region of the scratchpad memory, allocated at boot time.
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In an environment without CPOE, providers handwrite the order on a scratchpad or order form.
Short-term memory has been compared to a scratchpad, where impressions are jotted, but only momentarily.
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