buffering agent

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buffering agent

[′bəf·ə·riŋ ‚a·jənt]
(food engineering)
A chemical, such as lactic, citric, or acetic acid or the sodium salts of various acids, added to processed food to adjust and regulate its pH.
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There is no buffering compound, probably because there's no need for it and because of the difficulty of constructing a .
Using Federal Tactical plated buckshot in a buffering compound, it would put nine pellets in nine to 10 inches at 15 yards.