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1. buffer

noun. ['ˈbʌfɝ'] (chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH.

Synonyms

  • chemical compound
  • compound

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buff (English)
  • buffe (English)

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Example sentences of the word buffer-zone


1. Noun Phrase
Build an outer fence around it as a buffer zone to prevent anyone from approaching the inner fence.

2. Noun Phrase
These can bet set against the gazebo rails to create a buffer zone on both sides of the grill.

3. Noun Phrase
Mulch that buffer zone with natural materials.

2. buffer

verb. ['ˈbʌfɝ'] add a buffer (a solution).

Antonyms

  • decontaminate

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buff (English)
  • buffe (English)

3. buffer

noun. ['ˈbʌfɝ'] an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track.

Synonyms

  • engine
  • locomotive engine
  • framework
  • railway locomotive
  • pilot
  • fender
  • locomotive

Antonyms

  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buff (English)
  • buffe (English)

4. buffer

noun. ['ˈbʌfɝ'] an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring).

Synonyms

  • buff

Antonyms

  • nonvolatile storage
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buff (English)
  • buffe (English)

5. buffer

noun. ['ˈbʌfɝ'] a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact.

Synonyms

  • car
  • device
  • motorcar
  • automobile
  • machine
  • fender

Antonyms

  • smooth
  • simple
  • decrease
  • disintegrate

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buff (English)
  • buffe (English)

6. buffer

noun. ['ˈbʌfɝ'] a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict.

Synonyms

  • zone

Antonyms

  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buff (English)
  • buffe (English)

7. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features.

Synonyms

  • place
  • topographic point
  • spot

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • disarrange
  • upgrade
  • downgrade

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.

Synonyms

  • tidal zone
  • combat area
  • strike zone
  • region
  • part
  • demilitarized zone
  • buffer
  • DMZ
  • killing zone
  • buffer zone
  • combat zone
  • dropping zone
  • danger zone
  • drop zone

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. zone

verb. ['ˈzoʊn'] regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns.

Synonyms

  • regularize
  • district
  • order
  • govern
  • regulate

Antonyms

  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • untidiness
  • disorderliness

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude.

Synonyms

  • transit zone
  • time zone
  • geographical region
  • geographic area
  • geographical zone
  • climatic zone
  • geographical area

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly
  • natural object

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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