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n., pl. bus•es, bus•ses, n.
v.i., v.t. bused bussed, bus•ing bus•sing.
A bus is a large motor vehicle that carries passengers by road from one place to another.
In Britain, a comfortable bus that carries passengers on long journeys is called a coach.
In America, a vehicle designed for long journeys is usually called a bus.
Past participle: bused/bussed
|Noun||1.||bus - 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
|2.||bus - the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar|
|3.||bus - 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
|4.||bus - a car that is old and unreliable; "the fenders had fallen off that old bus"|
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
dysphemism - an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one; "his favorite dysphemism was to ask for axle grease when he wanted butter"
|Verb||1.||bus - send or move around by bus; "The children were bussed to school"|
transport - move something or somebody around; usually over long distances
|2.||bus - ride in a bus|
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
|3.||bus - remove used dishes from the table in restaurants|
bus[bʌs] (buses, (US) buses or busses (pl))
to come/go by bus → venir/ir en autobús
to miss the bus → perder el tren
bus conductress N → cobradora f
bus depot N → cochera f de autobuses
bus driver N → conductor(a) m/f de autobús
bus lane N (Brit) → carril m de autobuses, carril-bus m
bus route N → recorrido m del autobús
the house is on a bus route → pasa un autobús por delante de la casa
bus service N → servicio m de autobuses
bus shelter N → marquesina f de autobús
bus station N → estación f de autobuses
bus stop N → parada f, paradero m (LAm)
bus ticket N → billete m de autobús
see also bus A1
bus[ˈbʌs] [buses] (pl)
by bus → en bus
to miss the bus (lit) → manquer le bus, rater le bus (fig) (= be too late) → manquer le coche
the school bus → le bus scolaire
bus→ باص, مَرْكَبَة autobus bus, rutebil Bus, Reisebus λεωφορείο, πούλμαν autobús, autocar, bus bussi, linja-auto bus, car autobus autobus, corriera バス, 長距離バス 버스, 시외 버스 bus, reisbus buss, rutebil autobus, autokar autocarro, autocarro de viagem, ônibus, ônibus de viagem автобус, междугородный автобус buss, långfärdsbuss รถโค้ช, รถประจำทาง otobüs, tur otobüsü xe buýt, xe buýt đường dài 公共汽车, 长途客车