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  • adj. Using a buffer.
  • adj. Dissolved in a buffer solution.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of buffer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. containing a buffer{5}; -- of solutions, usually aqueous solutions.


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  • Some (though not all) of these mega-regions have a clear hub, and these hubs are likely to be better buffered from the crash than most cities, because of their size, diversity, and regional role.

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  • But its business wasn't completely buffered from the effects of the recession: Sales growth came from new stores it opened during the downturn, while comparable-store sales declined in 2008 and 2009.

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  • This is commonly called a buffered isotonic solution.

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  • DWS Investments, the U.S. retail unit of Deutsche Bank AG's Asset Management division, says more financial advisers are using its so-called buffered notes, which offer limited principal protection.

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  • The algorithm is based on a new data structure called the buffered repository tree (BRT), which improves on an auxiliary data structure used by Kumar and Schwabe in "Improved Algorithms and Data Structures for Solving Graph Problems in External Memory", called a

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  • Getty Images The expectation is that the two capital thresholds may result in a "buffered" Tier 1 requirement of 8.5% to 9%, while the "buffered" minimum for the new measure akin to Tier 1 common equity will be 6.5% to 7%.

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  • Instead, most of today ' s versions offer only " buffered " protection, which provides a fixed amount of downside protection, or " contingent protection, " which covers losses only until the underlying asset drops below a certain level.

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  • The Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape was 'buffered' by the following protected areas: the Richtersveld national park to the north, Nababiep provincial nature reserve to the east, and communal grazing areas to the south and west owned by the Sida hub community property association.

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  • Rather than the slow, "buffered" changes that Behrensmeyer saw in the Omo Valley, many of these recent ecosystem shifts are more like the shift in vegetation that occurred in the tropical coal swamps at the end of the Westphalian era -- only much, much more rapid.

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  • MySQL Connector/Python defaults to non-buffered, meaning that you need to fetch all rows after issuing a

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