keyboard buffer

   A small amount of system memory used to store the most recently typed keys, also known as the type-ahead buffer. Some utilities or shells let you collect a number of keystrokes or commands and edit or reissue them.

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  • Keyboard buffer — A keyboard buffer is a section of computer memory used to hold keystrokes before they are processed.Keyboard buffers have long been used in command line processing. As a user enters a command, they see it echoed on their terminal and can edit it… …   Wikipedia

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  • keyboard buffer — noun a buffer that keeps track of key strokes until the computer is ready to respond to them • Hypernyms: ↑buffer, ↑buffer storage, ↑buffer store …   Useful english dictionary

  • keyboard buffer — area of memory which contains input from the keyboard which a program has not yet processed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buffer storage — noun (computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system • Syn: ↑buffer, ↑buffer store… …   Useful english dictionary

  • buffer store — noun (computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system • Syn: ↑buffer, ↑buffer… …   Useful english dictionary

  • buffer — buff‧er [ˈbʌfə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. COMPUTING a place in a computer s memory for storing information temporarily: • Any data still in the file buffer is written to the file before the file is closed. 2. something that protects something from …   Financial and business terms

  • type-ahead buffer —    See keyboard buffer …   Dictionary of networking

  • Table of keyboard shortcuts — In computing, a keyboard shortcut is a sequence or combination of keystrokes on a computer keyboard which invokes commands in software. Some keyboard shortcuts require the user to press a single key or a sequence of keys one after the other.… …   Wikipedia


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