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n. pl. mo·tor·bus·es or mo·tor·bus·ses
A passenger bus.


(Automotive Engineering) a bus driven by an internal-combustion engine


(ˈmoʊ tərˌbʌs)

n., pl. -bus•es, -bus•ses.
a passenger bus powered by a motor. Also called mo′tor coach`.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.motorbus - a vehicle carrying many passengersmotorbus - 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
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Implementation of training for drivers of goods road motorbus company LOGISTIK Ostrava as It is the training of the legislation: 1 Driver Training for Dangerous Goods ADR according to the Accounting Act Scope of training: 24 hours /1 employee Basic course for unit and bulk transport goods (other than Class 1 and7) Second refresher training for drivers transporting hazardous goods according to ADR by the current wording of the Act Scope of training: 16 hours /1 employee Refresher course for unit transport and bulk matter (Except for class 1 and 7)
The motorbus in Broad Street and the tram lines along the Hagley Road definitely confirm the date of the postcard as 1913-14.
There is a motorbus going to Grove Hill, a single deck tram on its way to the Transporter Bridge terminus, which had to be single deck to pass under Albert Bridge, and a horse and cart.
1897 Britain's first motorbus service began in Bradford.
WALES' motorbus services developed hand-in-hand with tramways and involved civic enterprise as well as the efforts of entrepreneurs such as Edward Phillips of Holywell, who in 1921 converted a French-built car into a bus?
Serious competition to railroads began in the 1920s in the form of the automobile, the motorbus, the highway truck, and, later, commercial airplanes.