buffer zone

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buffer zone

[′bəf·ər ‚zōn]
(computer science)
An area of main memory set aside for temporary storage.
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Caption: FIGURE 6: It shows the effect of natural convection on the velocity vector in the cross section at buffer region of main trough.
Buffer Region. The buffer region is located between the A [right arrow] C region and the C [right arrow] A region or between the control region and the C [right arrow] A region.
Because of a wide difference in velocities, the buffer region experiences turbulent eddies.
However, each acre within the 100-250 m buffer region was associated with a marginally significant increase in herbicide concentrations (e.g., 2.4-fold increase for 10 acres).
Interactions between electrons in the channel and a trap in the buffer region will not show a strong [V.sub.gs] dependence.