Scratch disk

Scratch disk,

Definition of Scratch disk:

  1. Portion of free space on a hard disk used in image editing programs (such as Adobe Photoshop) to temporarily store graphic files too big to be handled by the computers random access memory. As a rule of thumb, five times the size of the image file being edited is required as scratch disk space (that becomes free when editing is completed or abandoned).

Meaning of Scratch disk & Scratch disk Definition