Updated: 05/03/2022 by Computer Hope

Temp may refer to any of the following:

1. Short for temporary, temp is anything that lasts for a limited time and is not permanent.

Temporary computer examples

Below are examples of things that are temporary related to computers.

  • Volatile memory - Type of memory that stores information temporarily.
  • Temporary directory - Computer directory that stores file temporarily while being used.
  • Temp file or foo file - Temporary place to store data while a more permanent file is being created.
  • Cache - Type of memory and disk location to temporarily store information and allow quicker future access to that same information.

2. Temp is an abbreviation for temperature.

Computer abbreviations, Ephemeral, Scratch, Temp gun