Nouns (13)

fender, buffer
n. a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact
polisher, buffer
n. a power tool used to buff surfaces
buffer store, buffer storage, buffer
n. (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
pilot, cowcatcher, buffer, fender
n. an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
buffer zone, buffer
n. a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict

Verbs (4)

v. add a buffer (a solution); "buffered saline solution for the eyes"
soften, buffer, cushion
v. protect from impact; "cushion the blow"

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Fuzzynyms (24)

shock absorber, cushion, shock
n. a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks"
n. a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
n. a mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage
n. a protective covering or structure
n. a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame; "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers"
CRT screen, screen
n. the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
screen door, screen
n. a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door; "he heard the screen slam as she left"
screen, blind
n. a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
screen, sieve
n. a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
cover song, cover version, cover
n. a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; "they made a cover of a Beatles' song"
v. restrain or discourage; "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
v. reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)
v. cause to become one with; "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
v. make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances"
v. fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers"
v. become imbued; "The liquids, light, and gases absorb"

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