Definitions

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  • noun One who, or that which, rebuffs.
  • verb transitive, computing To buffer (data) again.

Etymologies

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rebuff +‎ -er

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re- +‎ buffer

Examples

  • I really wanted to watch this, but every 3 seconds or so it pauses and takes 2-3 seconds to “rebuffer” – basically making the video unwatchable.

    Thoughts on Mozilla | FactoryCity

  • I tried several times to listen to it live and I could not get a connection that would not stop and rebuffer every 10 seconds.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Rob Kall Radio Show Tonight With Dennis Kucinich & Luke Ryland

  • How vehement the reaction, how effusive the praise for the rebuffer and how savage the rejection of any notion of goodness in human relations, of normalcy and happiness in the west.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • For me, it would play for about 20-30 seconds and then have to stop to rebuffer.

    Great unknown musicians.

  • Anyhow, that was the best scene in the episode, so I'm a little cranky that I had to watch it after waiting ten days for the page to load and with it pausing to rebuffer every two seconds.

    progress...

  • Performance metrics include bandwidth delivered (and wasted), rebuffer rates by geography and more.

    Adobe Blogs

  • See FS#10919 - playback pause on rebuffer for details.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Streaming video is not like a simple file transfer, because all the bits have to arrive in order, and on time, in order to ensure a clean and rebuffer-free viewing experience.

    GigaOM

  • Streaming video is not like a simple file transfer, because all the bits have to arrive in order, and on time, in order to ensure a clean and rebuffer-free viewing experience.

    Original Signal - The best of Web 2.0

  • Performance metrics include bandwidth delivered (and wasted), rebuffer rates by geography and more.

    Adobe Blogs

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