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A plural of bus.



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]


References in classic literature ?
There was a blurred rhythm in all the dull city noises-- in the clatter of the cab horses and the rumbling of the busses, in the street calls, and in the undulating tramp, tramp of the crowd.
The second lieutenant loaded the blunder busses, which could throw harpoons to the distance of a mile, and long duck-guns, with explosive bullets, which inflicted mortal wounds even to the most terrible animals.
Storage array performance is dependent on fast internal busses.