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buffer

  
[1]  
      n  
1    one of a pair of spring-loaded steel pads attached at both ends of railway vehicles and at the end of a railway track to reduce shock due to contact  
2    a person or thing that lessens shock or protects from damaging impact, circumstances, etc.  
3      (Chem)  
a    an ionic compound, usually a salt of a weak acid or base, added to a solution to resist changes in its acidity or alkalinity and thus stabilize its pH  
b      (Also called)    buffer solution   a solution containing such a compound  
4      (Computing)   a memory device for temporarily storing data  
5      (Electronics)   an isolating circuit used to minimize the reaction between a driving and a driven circuit  
6       short for       buffer state  
      vb   tr  
7    to insulate against or protect from shock; cushion  
8      (Chem)   to add a buffer to (a solution)  
     (C19: from buff2)  
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buffer   [2]  
      n  
1    any device used to shine, polish, etc.; buff  
2    a person who uses such a device  

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buffer   [3]  
      n     (Brit)  
informal   a stupid or bumbling man (esp. in the phrase old buffer)  
     (C18: perhaps from Middle English buffer stammerer)  

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buff   [1]  
      n  
1   
a    a soft thick flexible undyed leather made chiefly from the skins of buffalo, oxen, and elk  
b    (as modifier)  
a buff coat     
2   
a    a dull yellow or yellowish-brown colour  
b    (as adj.)  
buff paint     
3      (Also called)    buffer         
a    a cloth or pad of material used for polishing an object  
b    a flexible disc or wheel impregnated with a fine abrasive for polishing metals, etc., with a power tool  
4    Informal   one's bare skin (esp. in the phrase in the buff)  
      vb  
5    to clean or polish (a metal, floor, shoes, etc.) with a buff  
6    to remove the grain surface of (a leather)  
     (C16: from Old French buffle, from Old Italian bufalo, from Late Latin bufalus buffalo)  


buffer   [1]  
      n  
1    one of a pair of spring-loaded steel pads attached at both ends of railway vehicles and at the end of a railway track to reduce shock due to contact  
2    a person or thing that lessens shock or protects from damaging impact, circumstances, etc.  
3      (Chem)  
a    an ionic compound, usually a salt of a weak acid or base, added to a solution to resist changes in its acidity or alkalinity and thus stabilize its pH  
b      (Also called)    buffer solution   a solution containing such a compound  
4      (Computing)   a memory device for temporarily storing data  
5      (Electronics)   an isolating circuit used to minimize the reaction between a driving and a driven circuit  
6       short for       buffer state  
      vb   tr  
7    to insulate against or protect from shock; cushion  
8      (Chem)   to add a buffer to (a solution)  
     (C19: from buff2)  
buffer   [2]  
      n  
1    any device used to shine, polish, etc.; buff  
2    a person who uses such a device  
buffer   [3]  
      n     (Brit)  
informal   a stupid or bumbling man (esp. in the phrase old buffer)  
     (C18: perhaps from Middle English buffer stammerer)  
buffer state  
      n   a small neutral state between two rival powers  
buffer stock  
      n     (Commerce)   a stock of a commodity built up by a government or trade organization with the object of using it to stabilize prices  

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buffer

  
  
bulwark, bumper, cushion, fender, intermediary, safeguard, screen, shield, shock absorber  

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