Meaning of BUS in English


Pronunciation: ' b ə s

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural bus · es also bus · ses

Usage: often attrib

Etymology: short for omnibus

Date: circa 1909

1 a : a large motor vehicle designed to carry passengers usually along a fixed route according to a schedule b : AUTOMOBILE

2 : a small hand truck

3 a : BUS BAR b : a set of parallel conductors in a computer system that forms a main transmission path

4 : a spacecraft or missile that carries one or more detachable devices (as warheads)

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.