Updated: 05/03/2022 by Computer Hope

Temp may refer to any of the following:

1. Short for temporary, temp is a term used to describe 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.

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