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om·ni·bus

 (ŏm′nĭ-bŭs′, -bəs)
n.
1.
a. A large horse-drawn public conveyance, especially of the late 1800s.
b. A long motor vehicle for passengers; a bus.
2. A printed anthology of the works of one author or of writings on related subjects.
adj.
Including or covering many things or classes: an omnibus trade bill.

[French, from Latin, for all, dative pl. of omnis, all; see op- in Indo-European roots.]

omnibus

(ˈɒmnɪˌbʌs; -bəs)
n, pl -buses
1. a less common word for bus1
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) Also called: omnibus volume a collection of works by one author or several works on a similar topic, reprinted in one volume
3. (Broadcasting) Also called: omnibus edition a television or radio programme consisting of two or more programmes broadcast earlier in the week
adj
(prenominal) of, dealing with, or providing for many different things or cases
[C19: from Latin, literally: for all, from omnis all]

om•ni•bus

(ˈɒm nəˌbʌs, -bəs)

n., pl. -bus•es or, for 1, bus•ses,
adj. n.
2. a volume of reprints by a single author or on a single subject.
adj.
3. pertaining to, including, or dealing with numerous objects or items at once.
[1820–30; < French < Latin: for all (dat. pl. of omnis)]

Omnibus

 a group of a large number and great variety of objects, persons, or societies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.omnibus - an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author
anthology - a collection of selected literary passages
2.omnibus - a vehicle carrying many passengersomnibus - a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
minibus - a light bus (4 to 10 passengers)
public transport - conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
roof - protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
school bus - a bus used to transport children to or from school
trackless trolley, trolley coach, trolleybus - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
window - a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
fleet - group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
passenger, rider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
Adj.1.omnibus - providing for many things at once; "an omnibus law"
comprehensive - including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education"
Translations
حافِلَه، سَيَّارَة رُكّاب كَبيرَهمُجَلَّد يَضُم مَجموع كُتُب المُؤلِّف
etbindsudgaveomnibus
autóbuszgyûjteményes kötet
almenningsvagn
didelės apimtiesomnibusasrinktinėrinktinių kūrinių
kopotie rakstikrājumsomnibuss
súhrnný
kitaplar antolojisiotobüs

omnibus

[ˈɒmnɪbəs]
A. N
1. (o.f.) (= bus) → ómnibus m, autobús m, camión m (Mex)
2. (= book) → antología f, tomo m de obras escogidas
B. ADJgeneral, para todo
C. CPD omnibus edition N (Literat) → edición f antológica, edición f de obras escogidas (Brit) (TV, Rad) → programa m especial (que incluye varios episodios)

omnibus

[ˈɒmnɪbʌs]
n (old-fashioned) (= bus) → omnibus m (old-fashioned) omnibus editionomnibus edition n (British) [programme] diffusion en une fois de plusieurs épisodes d'un même feuilleton

omnibus

n
(form: = bus) → Omnibus m, → Autobus m
(also omnibus edition: = book) → Sammelausgabe f, → Sammelband m; (TV) Fernseh- oder Radioprogramm, das zwei oder mehrere Folgen einer Serie als eine Sendung zeigt
adj (esp US) → allgemein, umfassend; omnibus bill (Parl) → Sammelgesetz nt

omnibus

[ˈɒmnɪbəs] n (old) (bus) → autobus m inv; (book) → raccolta
omnibus edition (TV, Radio) → replica delle puntate precedenti

omnibus

(ˈomnibəs) noun
1. a large book containing a number of books, stories etc. a Jane Austen omnibus; (also adjective) an omnibus edition of Jane Austen's novels.
2. an old word for a bus.
References in classic literature ?
He was sure to go to the railway station just as the train was coming in, and cabs and carriages, carts and omnibuses were all trying to get over the bridge together; that bridge wanted good horses and good drivers when the railway bell was ringing, for it was narrow, and there was a very sharp turn up to the station, where it would not have been at all difficult for people to run into each other, if they did not look sharp and keep their wits about them.
Through the rumble of omnibuses, and the clatter of street-cabs, he could hear the droning voice devouring each minute that was left to him.
From his exalted position Passepartout observed with much curiosity the wide streets, the low, evenly ranged houses, the Anglo-Saxon Gothic churches, the great docks, the palatial wooden and brick warehouses, the numerous conveyances, omnibuses, horse-cars, and upon the side-walks, not only Americans and Europeans, but Chinese and Indians.
The omnibuses, carriages, cyclists, and innumerable people walking in their best clothes seemed scarcely affected by the strange intelligence that the news venders were dis- seminating.
Here I am in the heart of Paris; but a moment ago I heard the rumbling of the omnibuses and the tinkling of the bells of the lemonade-sellers, and now I feel as if I were suddenly transported to the East; not such as I have seen it, but such as my dreams have painted it.