英 ['bʊfeɪ; 'bʌfeɪ]
- n. 自助餐；小卖部；打击；猛烈冲击
- vt. 与…搏斗；连续猛击
- vi. 斗争；奋勇前进
- adj. 自助的；自助餐的
- n. (Buffet)人名；(法)比费
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2. buffer => "something that absorbs a blow".
3. buffer => buffet.
- buffet (v.)
- c. 1200, "to strike with the fist or hand; cuff, box, slap; from Old French bufeter "to strike, slap, punch," from bufet (see buffet (n.2)). Related: Buffeted; buffeting.
- buffet (n.1)
- "table," 1718, from French bufet "bench, stool, sideboard," 12c., which is of uncertain origin. Sense in English extended 1888 to "meal served from a buffet."
- buffet (n.2)
- c. 1200, "blow struck with a fist or weapon," from Old French bufet "slap, punch," diminutive of bufe "a blow, slap, punch; puff of wind," figuratively "cunning trick," probably echoic of the sound of something soft being hit.
- 1. At lunchtime, there's a choice between the buffet or the set menu.
- 2. We sat in the station buffet sipping tea.
- 3. Are you having a sit - down meal or a buffet at the wedding?
- 4. There was a caterers'buffet stretching all around the dining room.
- 5. Come for cocktail and buffet next Sunday.
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