(computing) a temporary store for use during the execution of a program
- Scratch for
noun 1. resistance of a material, as a stone or metal, to scratching by one of several other materials, the known hardnesses of which are assembled into a standard scale, as the Mohs’ scale of minerals.
noun, Baseball. 1. a batted ball, usually poorly hit, barely enabling the batter to reach base safely: a scratch hit off the end of the bat. scratch hit
noun 1. (Austral, informal) a scratchcard