forms control buffer

forms control buffer

[′fȯrmz kən‚trōl ′bəf·ər]
(computer science)
A reserved storage containing coordinates for a page position on the printer; earlier printers utilized a carriage control tape, allowing the page to be set at a specific position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.