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buffers

noun
plural of buffer

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 one who works with opposing sides in order to bring about an agreement
  • it took a friend serving as a buffer between the feuding siblings to get them to speak to one another again

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2 something that serves as a protective barrier
  • the excelsior acts as an additional buffer for the marble bust during shipping

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buffers

verb
present tense third-person singular of buffer

Synonyms & Antonyms of buffers (Entry 2 of 2)

to lessen the shock of
  • during my walk an umbrella and thick coat buffered the freezing rain

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“Buffers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buffers. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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