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Synonyms for buffer

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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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IO-Lite avoids redundant data copying (decreasing I/O overhead), avoids multiple buffering (increasing effective file cache size), and permits performance optimizations across subsystems (e.
The outline of the rest of the article is as follows: Section 2 discusses the design of the buffering and caching systems in UNIX and their deficiencies.
The FLEx72 dual-port bolsters our industry-leading portfolio, which already includes QDR-II memories for packet buffering, the Ayama(TM) Network Search Engines for packet forwarding and classification, and FLEx36(TM) dual-port memories for inter-processing buffering and queuing.
The CY7C08D53 provides 9 Mbits of synchronous, pipelined dual-ported memory capable of buffering large packets of data in two independent clock domains.
In many communications applications using linecard switching architectures, high-density multi-ported memories are used for data packet buffering between the backplane interconnect and the data port.
This ultra-low-power design, available in the tiny SOT23-6 package, is ideal for buffering reference voltage in TFT-LCD applications.
Secondly, is the issue of SAN switch designs which did not provide enough buffering to mask the amount of time, or latency, it takes to "fill" a long distance link with data and allow it to be continuously fed with data.
18-micron process technology, these new processors feature Advanced Transfer Cache and Advanced System Buffering.
OTC:CTIG) today announced that its UK subsidiary, CTI Data Solutions Limited, has been selected by Telecape of South Africa to market its Ethernet buffering technology to the UK market.
The high slew rate, low power consumption, and rail-to-rail operation of the EL5421C make it an ideal choice for TFT-LCD (Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display) voltage buffering applications as well as many other general-purpose applications.
Critical features such as full 32-bit color rendering, multiple textures and textures as large as 2048x2048, bump-mapping, full-screen anti-aliasing and stencil buffering deliver unmatched gaming performance and compelling 3D images.
These include support for dual monitors by a single board, double-buffered resolutions up to 1280 x 1024 (with 1900 x 1200 to be announced soon), a 24-bit Z buffer, 24-bit color, double buffering, full stereo support, and local texture storage for up to 16MB.
Both devices have an integrated audio DAC interface, which is armed with Cirrus Logic's audio data buffering (ADB) technology.