buffer zone

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buffer zone

Ecology
A stretch of land between 2 distinct land uses which has features of both, serving to mitigate the adverse effects of one land use on the other.
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When compressive force is received from a wearer's thigh areas in the lateral direction, the reinforcing regions that are positioned to the left and right deform in a curved shape, and the buffer regions that are to the left and right are compressed.