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Synonyms for buffer
ˈbʌf ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buffer(noun)

    (chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH

    Synonyms:
    fender, cowcatcher, buffer zone, polisher, buffer store, buffer storage, buff, pilot

  2. buffer zone, buffer(noun)

    a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict

    Synonyms:
    fender, cowcatcher, buffer zone, pilot, buffer store, buffer storage, polisher, buff

  3. fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot(noun)

    an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

    Synonyms:
    buff, pilot film, pilot light, pilot burner, pilot program, airplane pilot, original, buffer zone, polisher, cowcatcher, pilot, archetype, fender, buffer storage, wing, buffer store

  4. buffer, buffer storage, buffer store(noun)

    (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

    Synonyms:
    fender, cowcatcher, buffer zone, polisher, buffer store, buffer storage, buff, pilot

  5. buffer, polisher(noun)

    a power tool used to buff surfaces

    Synonyms:
    fender, cowcatcher, buffer zone, polisher, buffer store, buffer storage, buff, pilot

  6. buffer, fender(noun)

    a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact

    Synonyms:
    fender, cowcatcher, buffer zone, polisher, buffer store, buffer storage, buff, pilot, wing

  7. buff, buffer(verb)

    an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)

    Synonyms:
    fender, cowcatcher, pilot, polisher, buffer zone, devotee, lover, caramel brown, raw sienna, fan, yellowish brown, buff, buffer storage, buffer store, caramel

  8. buffer(verb)

    add a buffer (a solution)

    "buffered saline solution for the eyes"

    Synonyms:
    cushion, soften

  9. cushion, buffer, soften(verb)

    protect from impact

    "cushion the blow"

    Synonyms:
    relent, soften, yield, moderate, cushion, mince, break, damp, weaken, dampen

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "buffer":

    tampon, buffering, buffers, buffered, pad, damping, stamp, cushion, swab, pads, damper, interposition, separation, padding, reserve, quench

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How to say buffer in sign language?

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How to use buffer in a sentence?

  1. Erna Solberg:

    A lower exchange rate stimulates our other export industries, as long as there is demand for the goods they sell, this is a positive, a good boost and a buffer.

  2. Bob Leduc:

    I don't have the level of buffer, though, that I'm comfortable with. But we're going to build it, i've got high, high confidence that we're going to deliver 200 Geared Turbofan engines this year.

  3. Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche:

    Our factories are running with one or two hours of time buffer.

  4. Joe Verghese:

    The idea is that this helps build cognitive reserve, the more these activities buffer against the disease, you may be able to mask the effects of the disease for longer periods of time. It buys you extra time.

  5. Chaoping Zhu:

    Trade tension with the US is the key factor weighing on business sentiment and investment activities, although domestic stimulus policies are providing some buffer from the down side.


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