Buffing apparatus
Buffing apparatus Buff"ing ap`pa*ra"tus See {Buffer}, 1. [1913 Webster]

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  • buffing apparatus — Buffer Buff er (b[u^]f [ e]r), n. [Prop a striker. See {Buffet} a blow.] 1. (Mech.) (a) An elastic apparatus or fender, for deadening the jar caused by the collision of bodies; as, a buffer at the end of a railroad car. (b) A pad or cushion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • antacid — Buffer Buff er (b[u^]f [ e]r), n. [Prop a striker. See {Buffet} a blow.] 1. (Mech.) (a) An elastic apparatus or fender, for deadening the jar caused by the collision of bodies; as, a buffer at the end of a railroad car. (b) A pad or cushion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buffer — Buff er (b[u^]f [ e]r), n. [Prop a striker. See {Buffet} a blow.] 1. (Mech.) (a) An elastic apparatus or fender, for deadening the jar caused by the collision of bodies; as, a buffer at the end of a railroad car. (b) A pad or cushion forming the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buffer — Buffer, Stoßballen (buffing apparatus, buffers; appareils de choc, tampons; respingenti, paraurti). B. sind an den Stirnseiten der Eisenbahnfahrzeuge angebrachte Konstruktionsteile, die den Zweck haben, die auf die Fahrzeuge nach deren… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • buffer — n. 1. Buffing apparatus, guard, concussion guard. 2. Stupid lout, clown, dolt, duffer …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • buffer — buffer1 /buf euhr/, n. 1. an apparatus at the end of a railroad car, railroad track, etc., for absorbing shock during coupling, collisions, etc. 2. any device, material, or apparatus used as a shield, cushion, or bumper, esp. on machinery. 3. any …   Universalium

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  • buffer — I buff•er [[t]ˈbʌf ər[/t]] n. 1) rai an apparatus at the end of a railroad car, railroad track, etc., for absorbing shock during coupling, collisions, etc 2) mac any device, material, or apparatus used as a shield, cushion, or bumper, esp. on… …   From formal English to slang

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