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Overview of noun buffer

The noun buffer has 7 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (8) buffer

((chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH)

2. buffer zone, buffer

(a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict)

3. fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot

(an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track)

4. buffer, buffer storage, buffer store

((computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system)

5. buffer, polisher

(a power tool used to buff surfaces)

6. buffer, fender

(a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact)

7. buff, buffer

(an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring))

Overview of verb buffer

The verb buffer has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) buffer

(add a buffer (a solution); "buffered saline solution for the eyes")

2. cushion, buffer, soften

(protect from impact; "cushion the blow")

Overview of adj buff

The adj buff has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. buff

(of the yellowish-beige color of buff leather) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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