buffer zone

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buffer zone

noun added protection, bulkhead, bulwark, insulation, medium, rampart, screen, territory for defense
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Exponentiated parameter estimates for agricultural herbicides and long-term--use herbicides in carpet dust (ng/g) in relation to acres of crops anywhere within 750 m and within specific buffer regions from home (n = 111 samples for each model).
Bender presents poems by poets from Northeast India, Myanmar, Southwest China, Inner Mongolia, and Mongolia--all places that outsiders have considered border areas, contact zones, margins, buffer regions, and transitional interfaces of cultural fluidity and hybridity.
If there is one oversight, it is that Kaplan could have built much of his narrative around the concept of "shatter belts" Such zones represent a useful conception that is consistent with the notion of geographically pivotal states and buffer regions.