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Another word for buffer

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Noun
      1. Something that mitigates or relieves an adverse effect:
      2. Anything serving to absorb shock, as air or steam in some machines, the elastic inner rim of a billiard table, or a soft, padded insole
      3. A thing like a cushion in shape, softness, or use, as a small pillow used in lace-making, padding of various sorts, etc.
      1. A broad piece of armor made of rigid material and strapped to the arm or carried in the hand for protection against hurled or thrusted weapons.
      2. A pad worn, as at the armpits, to protect a garment from perspiration.
      3. (--- Electronics) A structure or arrangement of metal plates or mesh designed to protect a piece of electronic equipment from electrostatic or magnetic interference.
      1. A device that absorbs the force of sudden jarring actions; esp., the hydraulic or pneumatic tubes used in the suspension systems of motor vehicles, aircraft, etc.
      2. A mechanical device designed to smooth out or damp any sudden shock impulse and dissipate kinetic energy; usually consists of a combination of a spring and a dashpot
      1. (Broadcasting) A short ditty or jingle used to separate a show from the advertisements.
      2. (Automotive) Parts at the front and back of a vehicle which are meant to absorb the impact of a collision; fender
      3. A usually metal or rubber bar attached to either end of a motor vehicle, such as a truck or car, to absorb impact in a collision.