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- Present participle of buffet.
buffeting (plural buffetings)
- A blow or motion that buffets.
2008 April 27, Benjamin Black, “The Lemur”, New York Times:
- He suspected it was mainly for this that he married her, to be his shield against the world’s buffetings.
- (aviation) random, irregular motion of the plane or of one of its parts caused by turbulences in the airflow