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(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
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(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
(computer science) a buffer that stores the contents of an image pixel by pixel
a buffer that keeps track of key strokes until the computer is ready to respond to them
a buffer that stores data until the printer is ready
a cache that stores copies of frequently used disk sectors in random access memory (RAM) so they can be read without accessing the slower disk
a device that preserves information for retrieval
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