buffer zone

noun

Definition of buffer zone

  1. :  a neutral area separating conflicting forces; broadly :  an area designed to separate

Examples of buffer zone in a Sentence

  1. There must be a 500-foot buffer zone between the river and the new buildings.

First Known Use of buffer zone

1908


BUFFER ZONE Defined for English Language Learners

buffer zone

noun

Definition of buffer zone for English Language Learners

  • : an area that keeps two things separated


Law Dictionary

buffer zone

noun

Legal Definition of buffer zone

  1. :  an area designed to separate: asa :  an area with certain boundaries beyond which protestors may not passb :  an area separating land used for different purposes a buffer zone between the development and the park

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