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buffer

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noun
1 noun thing that protects maolán masc  c m utrees are ideal buffers against the wind tá crainn go hiontach mar chosaint in aghaidh na gaoithethey were a buffer between the warring countries bhí siad ina n-eadránaithe idir na tíortha a bhí i mbun cogaíochta 2 noun TRANSP on trainmaolaire masc4  c m u
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3 noun COMP in computer memorymaolán masc  c m ustóras maolánach 4 noun informal foolish old personseanancaire informalseanbhuachaill informal masc  c m u 5 noun (also buffer solution) CHEM in chemistrymaolán masc  c m utuaslagán maolánach 6 noun for polishingsnasaire masc
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7 verb protect from, lessen impact of TRANSITIVEmaolaigh verb  c m ucosain ar PhrVthe wall buffered us from the accident chosain an balla sinn ar an tionóiscthe money helps to buffer families against poverty cúnamh in aghaidh na bochtaineacht ag teaghlaigh is ea an t-airgead 8 verb COMP of computer INTRANSITIVEmaolánaigh verb  c m u 9 verb CHEM treat with chemical buffer TRANSITIVEmaolánaigh verb  c m u
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to hit the buffers

informal dul in abarteacht chun stadthe meeting hit the buffers after an hour thit an cruinniú as a chéile i ndiaidh uaire, thit an tóin as an gcruinniú i ndiaidh uaire