Meaning of BUFFER in English

BUFFER

noun a wheel for buffing; a buff.

2. buffer ·noun one who polishes with a buff.

3. buffer ·noun a good-humored, slow-witted fellow;

— usually said of an elderly man.

4. buffer ·noun a pad or cushion forming the end of a fender, which receives the blow;

— sometimes called buffing apparatus.

5. buffer ·noun an elastic apparatus or fender, for deadening the jar caused by the collision of bodies; as, a buffer at the end of a railroad car.

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