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American English: /bəs/
British English: /bʌs/

Translation of bus in Spanish:

noun plural buses or (US also) busses

  • 2 (Computing) address/data bus
    bus de direcciones/datos
    Example sentences
    • A computer system includes a bus interface with a plurality of data buffers.
    • Connecting to the system bus is a nice first step, but we want to be able to send messages from a well-known address.
    • PCs consist of a set of chips, including the CPU, graphics and keyboard controller, all connected by buses.

transitive verb busing, bused or bussing bussed

  • 1 (transport by bus)
    llevar or transportar en autobús ( or bus etc. )
    (in US) (transportar a colegios fuera de su zona para favorecer la integración racial)
    to bus it [colloquial]
    ir en autobús ( or bus etc. )
    Example sentences
    • We should not have to bus our children to schools in other areas and as long as we are still talking about how to finance our schools we are failing.
    • The three school-age children are bused 28-kilometres to the nearest school - when the road is open.
    • Schools could be federally funded to bus children to exercise at clubs.
    Example sentences
    • Roma children travel to integrated schools by bus, but white children are not bussed to Roma neighborhoods.
    • And in response to the Ouseley report which highlights segregation in schools, Mr Blunkett also criticised bussing children across cities to ensure a mixed education saying it had been tried before in Bradford.
    • We are still busing kids all over town - none of the parents of any race are happy with it and our school system has a huge deficit.
  • 2 (clear, clean) (US)
    Example sentences
    • On a canvassing run with a union shop steward who buses dishes at a local restaurant, the going was rough.
    • When I stopped there for lunch last week, I recognized practically everybody in the restaurant, from the guy who greeted me at the door to the guy who bused the dishes.
    • I bussed her plates then walked back over to Matt.
    Example sentences
    • I wore it while bussing the outside tables, and graced everybody with bubbles.
    • He and his special sweetie are spending Valentine's Day evening bussing tables.
    • I tried to get them jobs bussing tables, sorting clothes for Am Vets, and being Christmas elves for an all-ethnic United Colors of Benetton catalog shoot.
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