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  • n. A pad of paper for preliminary notes or sketches or writings, etc.
  • n. A piece of temporary memory to hold details of a current conversation, usually scratchpad memory.

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  • n. (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information

Etymologies

scratch +‎ pad. (Wiktionary)

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