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

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

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

a power tool used to buff surfaces

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

an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block

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add a buffer (a solution)

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protect from impact

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Buffer stocks are kept in NFA warehouses for so-called lean months, or the period during which there's no rice harvest and local rice supply would normally be low, and also for distribution to areas hit by calamities.
Onion from the buffer was released during lean periods of 2017-18 and 2018-19 to moderate the prices and disincentives hoarding," added the release.
In a new study, University of Illinois scientists have estimated that a new conservation practice, known as saturated buffers, could reduce nitrogen in agricultural drainage by 5% to 10%.
So there will be more than enough fights for Buffer to announce.
2 shows the changes in the video quality and the buffer level during streaming of a video encoded with the Constant Bit Rate (CBR) and VBR methods.
Two years ago, Slovakia became the first nation in the euro zone to introduce the buffer. It had then imposed a rate of 0.5 percent that came into effect last year.
This accusation comes just days after the Russian Ministry of Defense said that the armed groups in Idlib had failed to withdraw from the buffer zone.
"Any activities that undermine the military status quo within the buffer zone cannot be permitted," he said, adding that maintaining the military statusquo and the safety of civilians in the buffer zone remains the peacekeeping force's "most important priority."
Suggestions and comments to the draft ordinance 'On risk ratio buffers for certain asset types and characteristics of asset types subject to setting risk ratio buffers' will be accepted by 11 May 2018.
Fifth, the difference in the size of the buffer spring deformation is not considered.
By: Ahmed Gomaa CAIRO -- 8 October 2017: Hamas ended the construction of a buffer zone on the border between the Gaza strip and Sinai as noted in pictures, and asserted by Director-General of the Internal Security Forces in Gaza, Major General Tawfiq Abu Naim.
According to our WVSN node power analysis, the power consumption of the communication block, including the communication buffer, accounts for more than half of the system power consumption.
This whole system, the buffer system, is dang near unique to the AR-15.