Definition of Buffer storage
1. Noun. (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.
Specialized synonyms: Cache, Memory Cache, Frame Buffer, Keyboard Buffer, Print Buffer
Generic synonyms: Memory Device, Storage Device
Group relationships: Ram, Random Access Memory, Random Memory, Random-access Memory, Read/write Memory
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
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Literary usage of Buffer storage
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1. Industrial Security Manual for Safeguarding Classified Informationby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"All internal memory, buffer storage and other reusable storage devices connected to the AIS shall be cleared. c. A security check shall be made of the ..."
2. The Demand for Public Storage of Wheat in Pakistan by Thomas C. Pinckney (1989)
"... and import- buffer storage requirements. These three distinct demands on government storage can easily be confused, yet analyzing the requirements for ..."
3. Energy Technology Perspectives: Scenarios & Strategies to 2050 by International Energy Agency (2006)
"The high thermal mass of concrete floors equipped with air channels can also be used as a thermal buffer storage for air conditioning. ..."