buffer zone

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buffer zone

n.
A neutral area between hostile or belligerent forces that serves to prevent conflict.

buffer zone

n
an area lying between two states and providing each with protection from the other

buff′er zone`


n.
1. a neutral zone between two hostile nations, designed to prevent acts of aggression.
2. any area serving to mitigate or neutralize potential conflict.
[1905–10]

buffer zone

1. A defined area controlled by a peace operations force from which disputing or belligerent forces have been excluded. A buffer zone is formed to create an area of separation between disputing or belligerent forces and reduce the risk of renewed conflict. Also called area of separation in some United Nations operations. Also called BZ. See also area of separation; line of demarcation; peace operations.
2. A conical volume centered on the laser's line of sight with its apex at the aperture of the laser, within which the beam will be contained with a high degree of certainty. It is determined by the buffer angle. See also laser.
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Noun1.buffer zone - a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict
zone - an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
Translations

buffer zone

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Manila, Philippines, Ramadan 5, 1434, Jul 14, 2013, SPA - The Philippines has set out conditions to the United Nations for more than 300 Filipino peacekeepers to stay in the Golan Heights, including additional weapons for their protection in the volatile buffer region separating Israel from Syria, the government said Sunday.
When pipeline flow is turbulent, the cross section is divided into three regions: 1) laminar sublayer, 2) buffer region and 3) turbulent core.
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