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n. pl. au·to·bus·es or au·to·bus·ses
A motorcoach; a bus.
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a motor vehicle which can carry a large group of passengers
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n., pl. bus•es, bus•ses, n.
1. a large, long-bodied motor vehicle equipped with seating for passengers, usu. operating as part of a scheduled service.
2. a similar horse-drawn vehicle.
3. a passenger automobile or airplane used in a manner resembling that of a bus.
4. a heavy bar of copper or other conducting material, used to collect, carry, and distribute powerful electric currents.
5. a circuit that connects the CPU with other devices in a computer.
6. to convey or transport by bus.
7. to transport (pupils) to school by bus, esp. as a means of achieving racial integration.
8. to travel on or by means of a bus.
[1825–35; short for omnibus]



v.i., v.t. bused bussed, bus•ing bus•sing.
to work as a busboy or busgirl.
[1885–90; back formation from busboy]


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autobus - a vehicle carrying many passengersautobus - 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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Al seleccionar un autobus se solicita la fecha y despues muestra un mapa que esta implementado con la API de Google Maps con la ruta trazada del recorrido del autobus en el dia especificado, se puede seleccionar la visualizacion del circuito completo del autobus, solo la IDA o en su caso solo la VUELTA, cada una de las opciones muestra la velocidad promedio, velocidad maxima y la distancia recorrida en km.
Le groupement de cooperation intercommunale de Casablanca a officillement valide mardi la resiliation du contrat de [beaucoup moins que]Md'ina Bus[beaucoup plus grand que], entreprise delegataire de la gestion du transport collectif urbain par autobus dans onze communes.
18.000 DA pour les autobus de plus de 62 sieges (contre 15.000 DA actuellement).
in the Mutakamilah Transportation (AutoBus) Company for $10 million.