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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
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buffer zone

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There are three distinct groups, he said,Suspected Hazardous Areas (SHAs) south of the Buffer Zone account for 42 per cent of the potentially contaminated land; areas in the buffer zone or entering the buffer zone account for 41 per cent; and areas north of the buffer zone account for 17 per cent.
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Despite the Act, there is no PA Management System, the designated World Heritage site has no buffer zone hence the core zone is threatened as is the case for all other PAs.
He added that officials of the quadrilateral coordination room will focus on efforts to prevent creation of a buffer zone in Syria using Iraq's soil.
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While buffer zone distances intended to protect surface water quality are dependent on the physical landscape, buffer zone distances intended to address human health effects are dependent on the location of nearby residents, workers and possible bystanders relative to the field being treated.
28) Regarding the history of disruption (29) that prefaced the Act, the courts explained that Massachusetts "faced significant public safety problems" and that "a 35-foot fixed buffer zone was immediately necessary to protect public safety and ensure patient access to clinics.
The buffer zone was originally set to cover an area of 5km along Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip.
Anatolia, Turkey, SANA -- NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg reiterated that establishing buffer zones in Syria, something which some states in the region are demanding, is not within the NATO's authority.