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Noun1.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
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
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
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Petter Hope, project manager for the Terminal 3 scheme, told Airports International: "Two of the three manufacturers concluded that we should base our set-up on a tote system, and include an early baggage store [EBS], sometimes known as a dynamic buffer store [DBS]." This, he added, allows the handler to choose when he or she wants to move the items, instead of letting the baggage system 'decide' when the handlers have to work.
It is assumed that each [alpha]th manufacturing plant has the same active structure of the buffer store system; however, their capacity may differ.
A little over six minutes later the signage leaves the oven and transverses side ways to accumulate in a buffer store of pretreated product.
So we inject hydrogen directly into the gas grid without the need for a buffer store or any compression.
* deliver the content to the buffer store or to the content delivery network.
is very simple to operate and handles everything from de-stocking the buffer store and labelling the trays through to sorting and stacking onto trolleys which are then collated into multiple product deliveries on either a shop or distribution centre level, or both, as required.
Petter Hope, Project Manager for the Terminal 3 scheme told Airports International: "Two of the three manufacturers concluded that we should base our set-up on a tote system, and include an early baggage store [EBS], sometimes known as a dynamic buffer store [DBS]." This, he added, allows the handler to choose when he or she wants to move the items, instead of letting the baggage system 'decide' when the handlers have to work.
The Safe-Fix fencing system, produced by TROAX UK LTD, has been used to provide a 50 [m.sup.2] safety zone round the automated conveyors and cranes linking a buffer store to the picking area at the Harper Collins distribution centre in Glasgow.
To facilitate the simultaneous operation of all three load stations, a buffer store of four trolley sets accumulate at each station to ensure continuous operations and maximum line efficiency.
From this intermediate buffer store, individual carriers are called to one of the destination stations on the basis of their Article Number (up to 50 different article numbers per day).
As Roberts explains: "To avoid possible overloading at peak times, a new arrangement was developed that re-uses the old make-up carousel as a buffer store for the re-flight system."