Updated: 12/29/2017 by Computer Hope

Scratch may refer to any of the following:


1. Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art, and share your creations on the web.

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2. Scratch is a term used to describe a temporary file or location in memory storage that a computer uses as a place to store data. See our scratch space definition for further information.

3. Scratch has also been used in the past as a synonym to delete (e.g., "scratch a file" is the same as saying "delete a file").

4. Scratch is also a term used to describe a scuff, nick, or another mark found on a surface of an object.

Memory terms, Software terms