American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A long motor vehicle for carrying passengers, usually along a fixed route.
- n. Informal A large or ungainly automobile.
- n. A four-wheeled cart for carrying dishes in a restaurant.
- n. Electricity A bus bar.
- n. Computer Science A parallel circuit that connects the major components of a computer, allowing the transfer of electric impulses from one connected component to any other.
- v. To transport in a bus.
- v. To transport (schoolchildren) by bus to schools outside their neighborhoods, especially as a means of achieving racial integration.
- v. To carry or clear (dishes) in a restaurant.
- v. To clear dishes from (a table).
- v. To travel in a bus.
- v. To work as a busboy.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. automotive A motor vehicle for transporting large numbers of people along roads.
- n. An electrical conductor or interface serving as a common connection for two or more circuits or components.
- n. medical industry, slang An ambulance.
- v. transitive, automotive, transport To transport via a motor bus.
- v. transitive, automotive, transport To transport students to school, often to a more distant school for the purposes of achieving racial integration.
- v. intransitive, automotive, transport To travel by bus.
- v. transitive, US, food service To clear meal remains from.
- v. intransitive, US, food service To work at clearing the remains of meals from tables or counters; to work as a busboy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. colloq. An omnibus.
- v. remove used dishes from the table in restaurants
- v. ride in a bus
- n. the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar
- v. send or move around by bus
- n. a car that is old and unreliable
- n. an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits
- n. a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
- Shortening of omnibus, from Latin omnibus ("for everything/all"); dative plural of omnis ("all"). (Wiktionary)
- Short for omnibus. V., intr., sense 2, back-formation from busboy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Although writing with pen & notebook on a bus is a tricky endeavor.”
“And the first thing visitors see when they get off the bus is a statue of the company's mascot: the high-fin loach.”
“I look up at the windows, down at the ground, try to see what hit me, but my bus is here and I get on.”
“Yes | No | Report from elkslayer wrote 13 weeks 2 days ago the only thing more disgusting than the way Jim Zumbo was thrown under the bus is the immediate praise that everyone else in the hunting industry gave to AR rifles.”
“A bus is a private entity, therefore, the owner of the bus should be the one to ban or otherwise and if he knows this person is disturbing his customers and might lose money, they would put a stop to it.”
“(I would look it up, but my bus is about to arrive and I don't want lj to lose this post!)”
“If you simply want to tour around and see the country, the bus is the way to go.”
“Now, her bus is as quiet as a library, with students studying the books they will write book reports about in order to win prizes from their beloved driver, known to them as "Miss Kookyi.”
“This is what you describe as the bus waiting to take you home.”
“It was about 2: 14 in the afternoon, and it happened -- what we call the bus turnaround, where they turn around.”
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