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Buffer

In computer science, a temporary storage for data before it can be processed. For example, a word processor may put data in a buffer before sending it to a printer, because a computer operates faster than a printer.
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Thus, during the high-speed collisions between the material and the buffering device, the buffering device should be provided with suitable structures that can convert the kinetic energy to other forms of energy and adapt to the impact displacement changes of the solid backfill materials.
(3) A stabilization framework: during the high-speed collisions between the solid backfill materials and the buffering device, the buffering device will experience significant vibrations.
Based on the above analysis, a suitable buffering device should contain an impact-resistant contact body, energy storage system, and stabilization framework.
Thus, as seen in Table 2, extracellular buffering (predominantly by the bicarbonate buffering system) occurs almost instantaneously as [H.sup.+] is added to the plasma.
Third in line of defense are the intracellular buffering systems such as the bicarbonate and phosphate systems and the intracellular proteins.
Since it takes the kidneys longer to respond to changes in acid load, body pH would fluctuate widely during a 24 hour period if the fast-responding extra-and intracellular buffering mechanisms and respiratory system described above were not operating to protect plasma pH until the kidneys were able to alter the rate of [H.sup.+] excretion.
The outline of the rest of the article is as follows: Section 2 discusses the design of the buffering and caching systems in UNIX and their deficiencies.
In state-of-the-art, general-purpose operating systems, each major I/O subsystem employs its own buffering and caching mechanism.
In this paper, we present a compact and efficient image buffering scheme, which uses lesser FPGA embedded memory resources as compared to conventional RBs to keep pixel throughput rate of 1clock/pixel.
In Section III we present our proposed efficient full image buffering architecture for NPS.
Section 3 presents the ideas of the proposed Dynamic Buffering scheme and description distribution balancing.
The proposed Dynamic Buffering scheme takes advantage of the flexibility of MDC in decoding, to enable a more gradual degradation of peer service capability, thereby achieving a more efficient utilization of resources.