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buffer solution

A solution which can maintain an almost constant pH value when dilute acids or alkalis are added to it.
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Noun1.buffer solution - a solution containing a buffer
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
buffer - (chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
starting buffer - buffer solution at the start of a reaction
PBS, phosphate buffer solution - a solution containing a phosphate buffer
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