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buffer1 British & World English

A person or thing that reduces a shock or that forms a barrier between incompatible or antagonistic people or things

buffer2 British & World English

An elderly man who is considered to be foolishly old-fashioned, unworldly, or incompetent

buffer English Thesaurus

their agent became a buffer against the business world

buffer zone British & World English

A neutral area serving to separate hostile forces or nations

buffer state British & World English

A small neutral country situated between two larger hostile countries and serving to prevent the outbreak of regional conflict

buffer stock British & World English

A reserve of a commodity that can be used to offset price fluctuations

tris British & World English

A flammable compound which forms a corrosive solution in water and is used as a buffer and emulsifying agent

tris buffer in tris1 British & World English

A flammable compound which forms a corrosive solution in water and is used as a buffer and emulsifying agent

buffer solution in buffer1 British & World English

A solution which resists changes in pH when acid or alkali is added to it