print buffer

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Noun1.print buffer - a buffer that stores data until the printer is ready
buffer storage, buffer store, buffer - (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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A future article will discuss various printer buffer options.
The 782T CR's built-in, low-profile reader collects magswipe or smartcard data and stores it in the printer buffer memory until the 700 Series mobile computer requests it.
LaserTools' startlingly fast RAM-resident print buffer, Printcache, is the most powerful and fastest printer buffer available.