Synonyms for buffer

Synonyms for (noun) buffer

Synonyms: buff, buffer

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

Similar words: implement

Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end


Synonyms: buffer, fender

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

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water


Synonyms: buffer, polisher

Definition: a power tool used to buff surfaces

Similar words: power tool

Definition: a tool driven by a motor


Synonyms: buffer, buffer storage, buffer store

Definition: (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

Similar words: memory device, storage device

Definition: a device that preserves information for retrieval


Synonyms: fender, cowcatcher, pilot, buffer

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

Similar words: framework

Definition: a structure supporting or containing something


Synonyms: buffer, buffer zone

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

Similar words: zone

Definition: an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic


Synonyms: buffer

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

Similar words: compound, chemical compound

Definition: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Synonyms for (verb) buffer

Synonyms: buffer

Definition: add a buffer (a solution)

Usage: buffered saline solution for the eyes

Similar words: modify

Definition: make less severe or harsh or extreme

Usage: please modify this letter to make it more polite; he modified his views on same-gender marriage


Synonyms: cushion, buffer, soften

Definition: protect from impact

Usage: cushion the blow

Similar words: modify

Definition: make less severe or harsh or extreme

Usage: please modify this letter to make it more polite; he modified his views on same-gender marriage