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Synonyms for scratch pad

pad for preliminary or hasty writing or notes or sketches etc

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We wanted calculators, we wanted scratch pads, we wanted analytics," says Koppel.
Scratch pads should be used to mix the powder and mercury together until the metals look like a paste.
For the survey, technicians gather hair samples from scratch pads placed on trees and send them to Mills's lab, where he determines whether or not the hair was left by a lynx (see "Political Animal," at left).
The National Interagency Canada Lynx Survey (Protocol) was designed to determine the presence of Canada lynx through deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analysis of hair samples recovered from scratch pads in forests in the northern United States.
In the large-business category, Umpqua Training & Employment took top honors for a comprehensive recycling program that includes mixed paper, magazines, newspaper, toner cartridges and reusing bond paper for scratch pads.
Some other waste reduction ideas included in the EastRidge 3R's booklet include: establishing a company-wide double-sided copying policy (to reduce paper use by 50 percent); re-using envelopes or using two-way envelopes; making scratch pads from used paper; circulating memos rather than making one copy for everyone; using voice mail and/or e-mail if possible or putting up a central bulletin board; proofing documents on the computer screen before printing; and donating old magazines and journals to schools, libraries and children's centers.
The Colorado Society of CPAs, Englewood, does it by recycling paper, aluminum cans, and glass, and by using recycled paper for copies and scratch pads.
Workgroups usually track these project details with a loose patchwork of manual and digital tools -- with key activities scattered among simple "to do" lists, scratch pads, whiteboards, PDA's, desk calendars, spreadsheets and e-mails.
GAO-02-488R March 6, 2002 Text The National Interagency Canada Lynx Survey (Protocol) was designed to determine the presence of Canada lynx through deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analysis of hair samples recovered from scratch pads in forests in the northern United States.
Capping it off was the bonus of a hot pad holder, pen, scratch pads and a handsome plastic bag to carry the loot home.
Paper is recycled internally by using it as scratch pads, and plastics and glass are sent to recycling centers," concludes Soares.
The common link to the past is that its promotional products are all paper products, such as custom-printed composition notebooks, journals, legal pads, steno notebooks, scratch pads, scrapbooks, book covers and bookmarks with whatever advertising or logos the customer wants on them.
For months now, you've gotten up at the crack of dawn to sit at your computer, scribbled notes on scratch pads and napkins, and kept plugging away late into the night at the work that will bring you the fame and fortune you've dreamed about - a screenplay.
Mathcad enables personal computer users to perform calculations and solve problems, providing a "live," easy-to-modify software alternative to scratch pads, whiteboards, calculators and spreadsheets.
It is best known as a national supplier of customized coil notebooks, journals, memo books, legal pads, scratch pads, mouse pads, notepads, etc.