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|Noun||1.||buffer store - (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|
memory cache, cache - (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics
frame buffer - (computer science) a buffer that stores the contents of an image pixel by pixel
keyboard buffer - a buffer that keeps track of key strokes until the computer is ready to respond to them
print buffer - a buffer that stores data until the printer is ready
RAM, random access memory, random memory, random-access memory, read/write memory - the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
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