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Definition of buffer verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they buffer
    he / she / it buffers
    past simple buffered
    -ing form buffering
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  1. 1buffer something to reduce the harmful effects of something to buffer the effects of stress on health
  2. 2buffer somebody (against something) to protect someone from something They tried to buffer themselves against problems and uncertainties.
  3. 3buffer something (computing) (of a computer) to hold data for a short time before using it
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