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buffer in Computers topic

bufferbuffer2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 REDUCEto reduce the bad effects of something 🔊 Consumer spending is buffering the effects of the recession.2 if a computer buffers information, it holds it for a short while before using it→ See Verb table
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bufferA confidant and social support buffers a woman against the losses of retirement, widowhood, moves, and deaths.Their savings helped to buffer the effects of the recession.These are buffered to some extent by coral sand and gravel.The resulting salt mix has a high alkalinity reserve and is well buffered with extra calcium.Aside from buffering your water, it offers good external and internal surfaces for aerobic and anaerobic bacteria.