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  • n. Plural form of buffer.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of buffer.


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  • Free memory as well as the allocation of packet buffers is shown.

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  • Another thing that you probably noticed when you were in Japan was that you didn't have these huge bins with lots of excess parts being stored -- they're called buffers -- whereas you have that in most of the U.S. systems.

    The Machine That Changed the World

  • From the rail head to the center of the buffers is a height of 0.675 meter; and the total weight is only 1550 kilogrammes, or say 3,400 lb.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 417, December 29, 1883

  • Memory modules that utilize temporary storage areas (known as buffers) to help manage the data sent to the memory by the memory controller.

    Wil's Ebay E-Store

  • · Dynamic input line recall buffers allow recall/edit of commands using the arrow keys

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • As Dmitry noted, if it's possible to use quiescence for hot-plugging then it's not unreasonable to think that both the bus and processors are completely quiesced with no pending stores languishing in store buffers, which is precisely the behavior in which we're interested.

    Planet Sun

  • Binary file I / O with binary buffers, which is more or less equivalent to my code (it was the base for my script), but easier to use (no need for separate opening and closing of file), perhaps slightly less flexible, but compact and ad hoc for salk needs, I think.

    AutoHotkey Community

  • The HR21 doesn't have dual buffers, which is what is basically used to switch tuners.

    TiVo Community

  • The key to preserving a lump sum is to put a number of "buffers" and controls in place to keep people from going crazy.

    Don McNay: Powerball Jack and the Wall Street Bailout

  • The columnist says that in the book "Laski discusses crooked Chicago politics, Mayor Richard M. Daley's selective memory, and the mayor's private advice to Laski on the use of 'buffers' just like in 'The Godfather' movies."

    Special Orders Don't Upset Us at Thomas Ford


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