n (pl buses or (AmE also) , busses)
- 1 [Transp] 1.1 (local) autobús (m), bus (m), camión (m) (AmC, Méx) , colectivo (m) (Arg, Ven) , ómnibus (m) (Per, Ur) , micro (f) (Chi) , guagua (f) (Cu) (Canarias) on the bus en el autobús ( or bus etc) to go by bus ir* en autobús ( or bus etc) to look like o have a face like the back (end) of a bus [colloquial/familiar] ser* feo con ganas [familiar/colloquial] (before n) bus conductor cobrador, -dora (m,f), guarda (mf) (RPl) de autobuses bus depot (BrE) garage (m) (esp AmL) , cochera (f) (Esp) , depósito (m) (Chi) bus driver conductor, -tora (m,f) or chofer (mf) or (Esp) chófer (mf) de autobús, camionero, -ra (m,f) (AmC, Méx) , colectivero, -ra (m,f) (Arg) , microbusero, -ra (m,f) (Chi) bus lane (BrE) carril (m) bus bus pass abono (m) de autobús, bono-bus (m) (Arg, Esp) bus route recorrido (m) bus service servicio (m) de autobuses bus shelter marquesina (f) bus station estación (f) or terminal (f) de autobuses bus stop parada (f) or (AmL exc RPl) paradero (m) de autobús ( or bus etc) bus ticket boleto (m) (AmL) or billete (m) (Esp) de autobús miss2 1 4 1.2 (long-distance) autobús (m), autocar (m) (Esp) , pullman (m) (CS) , ómnibus (m) (RPl) , micro (m) (Arg)More example sentences
- The bus service on these routes is temporary until the taxi operations get back to normality.
- The bus servicing the route has also been blocked on more than one occasion.
- The State Road Transport Corporation is running extra buses to carry the passengers.
- 2 [Comput] bus (m) address/data bus bus de direcciones/datosMore 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.
vt (-s- or , -ss-)
- 1 (transport by bus) llevar or transportar en autobús ( or bus etc) [schoolchildren] (in (US) ) transportar a colegios fuera de su zona para favorecer la integración racial to bus it [colloquial/familiar] ir* en autobús ( or bus etc)More example sentences
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- 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.
- 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) (AmE) [table] limpiarMore example sentences
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- 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.
- 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.