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1. (Electronics) an electrical conductor, maintained at a specific voltage and capable of carrying a high current, usually used to make a common connection between several circuits in a system
2. (Electronics) a group of such electrical conductors at a low voltage, used for carrying data in binary form between the various parts of a computer or its peripherals
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|Noun||1.||busbar - an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits; "the busbar in this computer can transmit data either way between any two components of the system"|
computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system - a machine for performing calculations automatically
conductor - a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
LAN, local area network - a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices