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buffer

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbʌfər/
someone or something that provides protection against difficult situations, problems, angry people, etc.: serve as/act as/be a buffer Savings can be a buffer during times of financial hardship.a buffer against sth A special committee was formed to serve as a buffer against customer complaints.a buffer between sth and sth HR was called in to act as a buffer between managers and disgruntled employees.
IT the part of a computer's memory that temporarily stores information before exchanging it with another piece of equipment such as a printer, keyboard, or external drive
Translations of “buffer”
in Vietnamese vật đệm…
in Spanish amortiguador…
in Thai เครื่องรับแรงปะทะ…
in Malaysian penimbal…
in French tampon…
in German der Stoßdämpfer…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保護, 緩衝物, 起緩衝作用的人…
in Indonesian penahan…
in Russian буфер, защита…
in Turkish tampon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保护, 缓冲物, 起缓冲作用的人…
in Polish zabezpieczenie…
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