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  Words related to buffer

Related / Similar Words: buff, fender, polisher, buffer storage, buffer store, cowcatcher, pilot, cushion, soften

 

Definition:
  • an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring);
  • a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to contact;
  • a power tool used to buff surfaces;
  • (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;
  • an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track;
  • an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH;
  • add a buffer (a solution); "buffered saline solution for the eyes";
  • protect from impact; "cushion the blow";

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    Hyponyms: cache, memory cache, frame buffer, keyboard buffer, print buffer

     

    Substance Meronyms: buffer solution

     

    Part Meronyms: car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar, random-access memory, random access memory, random memory, RAM, read/write memory, locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotive

     

    Derivational Morphology: buff, burnish, furbish, flush, resist, stand, fend, cushion, soften, polish, smooth, smoothen, shine, fender, shock absorber, shock, padding, cushioning

     

    Anagrams: rebuff

     

     
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