buffer storage


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Noun1.buffer storage - (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
memory cache, cache - (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics
frame buffer - (computer science) a buffer that stores the contents of an image pixel by pixel
keyboard buffer - a buffer that keeps track of key strokes until the computer is ready to respond to them
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
print buffer - a buffer that stores data until the printer is ready
RAM, random access memory, random memory, random-access memory, read/write memory - the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Finally, some orders that are received early in the day can be put into the shuttle as buffer storage until picking begins in the evening.
The terminal will be fully integrated with the FOTCO oil jetty and will also include buffer storage for Motor Gasoline, Diesel and Fuel Oil to achieve the maximum discharge rates ensuring the quickest turnaround time for oil tankers calling at Port Qasim.
The Vortex PRS consists of one or more VPR runs, an upstream on/off valve, a heat exchanger, buffer storage (receiver) and a fine-tune pressure regulator.
The project at Highfield Hall Hotel involved cutting through a paved area to gain access to an existing vent, without affecting the building, and clearing space in the existing boiler room for a new 40kW biomass boiler and buffer storage tanks.
55 billion project involves the development of an import facility, buffer storage facilities, and a 550 kilometre cross-border pipeline, originating in Djibouti, which will be used to transport and deliver refined petroleum products to Ethiopia.
Scientists from Europe address the design of an energy harvesting system; input energy; piezoelectric, electromagnetic, and electrostatic transducers; thermoelectric generators; the principles of solar cells; DC-DC and AC-DC converters; radiofrequency power transmission; electrical buffer storage for energy harvesting; and applications of energy harvesting power supplies, such as in building automation, condition monitoring, structural health monitoring, consumer electronics, and transport.
The system is equipped with a buffer storage where the steam accumulates when demand is low.
When connected to conveyors and an automatic load-handling device, the system automatically transports containers to a Megamat RS vertical carousel for buffer storage.
We're making history at Sellafield by transferring the first sludge using a tried and tested pump to a new 240 [pounds sterling] million ($359 million) state-of-the-art sludge storage plant containing three enormous stainless steel buffer storage vessels, each of which is the same volume as seven double decker buses," Martin Leafe, head of the FGMSP, said.
Buffer storage holds up to 4,096 samples with on-board battery backup and external power source available and can be used in conjunction to avoid data interruption if power fails.
2%); buffer prep systems (348%); buffer storage systems (34%); and bioreactors, production (32.