Buffer

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(Storage) Buffer

A storage device used to compensate for a difference in rate of flow of data or time of occurrence of events when transferring data from one device to another.

Reference: ANSI (modified)




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM