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bus US English

A large motor vehicle carrying passengers by road, especially one serving the public on a fixed route and for a fare

bus US Thesaurus

take a bus to the airport

bus. US English

Business

miss the boat US English

Be too slow to take advantage of an opportunity

bendy bus US English

A single-decker bus consisting of two rigid vehicles linked together by a flexible section

bus lane US English

A division of a road marked off with painted lines for use by buses

bus pass US English

A card, ticket, or permit entitling the holder to travel by bus, typically for a particular period of time or within a particular area

bus stop US English

A place where a bus regularly stops, typically marked by a sign

local bus US English

A high-speed data connection directly linking peripheral devices to the processor and memory, allowing activities that require high data transmission rates such as video display

bus driver US English

A person whose job is to drive a bus

bus shelter US English

A roofed structure for people to wait under at a bus stop

bus station US English

A terminal where buses arrive and depart

school bus US English

A bus that transports students from home to school, school to home, or to school-sponsored events

trolley bus US English

A bus powered by electricity obtained from an overhead cable by means of a trolley wheel

bus conductor US English

A person whose job is to collect fares and sell tickets on a bus

park the bus US English

(Typically of an away team) play in a very defensive way

throw someone under the bus US English

Cause someone else to suffer in order to save oneself or gain personal advantage

busbar US English

A system of electrical conductors in a generating or receiving station on which power is concentrated for distribution

bus bar in busbar US English

A system of electrical conductors in a generating or receiving station on which power is concentrated for distribution

busboy US English

A young man who clears tables in a restaurant or cafeteria

busload US English

A group of people travelling in a bus

midibus US English

A bus seating up to about twenty-five passengers

minibus US English

A small bus for about ten to fifteen passengers

railbus US English

A lightweight diesel or petrol-driven railway passenger vehicle, typically with four wheels

motorbus US English

Old-fashioned term for bus1noun1noun1noun.

miss the boat in miss1 US English

Be too slow to take advantage of an opportunity

battlebus US English

A bus or coach used as a mobile operational centre during an election campaign

throw someone under the bus in bus US English

Cause someone else to suffer in order to save oneself or gain personal advantage

park the bus in park US English

(Typically of an away team) play in a very defensive way


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