Synonyms and Antonyms for buffer

1. buffer (n.)

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

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2. buffer (v.)

add a buffer (a solution)

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3. buffer (n.)

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

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4. buffer (v.)

protect from impact

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5. buffer (n.)

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

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6. buffer (n.)

a power tool used to buff surfaces

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7. buffer (n.)

(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

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8. buffer (n.)

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

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9. buffer (n.)

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

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