Translation of bus in Spanish:
noun plural buses or (in American English also) busses
- 1 (Transport) 1.1 (local)autobús (masculine)on the bus
camión (masculine) (Central America) (Mexico)
colectivo (masculine) (Argentina) (Venezuela)
ómnibus (masculine) (Peru) (Uruguay)
micro (feminine) (Chile)
guagua (feminine) (Cuba) (Canary Islands)en el autobús ( or bus etc)to go by busir en autobús ( or bus etc)to look like o have a face like the back (end) of a bus [colloquial]ser feo con ganas [colloquial]bus serviceservicio (masculine) de autobusesbus ticketboleto (masculine) (Latin America) or billete (masculine) (Spain) de autobús→ miss1 1 4Example sentences1.2 (long-distance)
- 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 (Computing) address/data busbus de direcciones/datosExample 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 -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]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.
- 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)(American English) (table)
- 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.
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