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buffer storage

[′bəf·ər ‚stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
A synchronizing element used between two different forms of storage in a computer; computation continues while transfers take place between buffer storage and the secondary or internal storage. Also known as buffer.
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The buffer storage overcomes the limitation of the VPR's unchangeable (no moving parts
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The development targets buffer storage applications for just-in-time inventories.
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AS/RS to support production as buffer storage for raw materials and finished goods.
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European Conveyor Systems has completed the installation of a heavy-duty pallet handling system at McCain Foods' factory, near Peterborough to provide significant buffer storage between production and cold store.
The system is designed for constant replenishment of all buffer storage areas while fast-moving, slow-moving, full-case and split-case product from each area is shipped.