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buffer

 
Adjective buff has 1 sense
  1. buff - of the color of buff leather
    Antonym:
    achromatic (indirect, via chromatic)
Noun buffer has 6 senses
  1. buffer - an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
    --1 is a kind of
    compound, chemical compound
    --1 is a substance of buffer solution
    Derived form: verb buffer1
  2. fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot - an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
    --2 is a kind of framework, frame, framing
    --2 is a part of locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotive
  3. buffer, buffer storage, buffer store - (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
    --3 is a kind of memory device, storage device
    --3 is a part of
     random-access memory, random access memory, random memory, RAM, read/write memory
    --3 has particulars:
     cache, memory cache; frame buffer; keyboard buffer; print buffer
  4. buffer, polisher - a power tool used to buff surfaces
    --4 is a kind of power tool
    --4 has parts: buffing wheel
    Derived form: verb buff2
  5. buffer, fender - a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to contact
    --5 is a kind of device
    --5 is a part of car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar
    Derived form: verb buffer2
  6. buff, buffer - an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)
    --6 is a kind of implement
    Derived form: verb buff2
Verb buffer has 2 senses
  1. buffer - add a buffer (a solution); "buffered saline solution for the eyes"
    --1 is one way to
    modify
    Derived form: noun buffer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. cushion, buffer, soften - protect from impact; "cushion the blow"
    --2 is one way to modify
    Derived form: noun buffer5
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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