buffer store

noun
(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
Syn: ↑buffer, ↑buffer storage
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑memory device, ↑storage device

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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