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Noun: bus (buses,busses)  bús
  1. A vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    "he always rode the bus to work";
    - autobus, coach, charabanc [Brit], double-decker, jitney [N. Amer], motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle
     
  2. The topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar
    - bus topology
     
  3. An electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits
    - busbar
     
  4. A car that is old and unreliable
    "the fenders had fallen off that old bus";
    - jalopy, heap, banger [Brit], hooptie [US], clunker [N. Amer]
Verb: bus (bused,busing,buses, also bussed,bussing,busses)  bús
  1. Send or move around by bus
     
  2. Ride in a bus
     
  3. [N. Amer] Remove used dishes from the table in restaurants

Sounds like: buss

Derived forms: buses, bused, busing

Type of: auto, automobile, car, conductor, dysphemism, fish out, machine, motorcar, network topology, public transport, ride, take away, take out, topology, transport

Part of: computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, fleet, information processing system, LAN, local area network, power plant, power station, powerhouse

Encyclopedia: Bus, Pas-de-Calais