Return-Path-Data Lexicon: Viewing in the Buffer - 05/31/2012...by Jane Clarke
"Viewing in the Buffer
See also: Buffer
CIMM DEFINITION : Viewing a form of playback without setting the recording through the DVR. Tuning into a program and letting it run and then rewinding back to the beginning without actually recording the content via the DVR. Playback can be fully linear (Live) or used to skip commercials."