n. & v.
--n. (pl. buses or US busses)
1. a large passenger vehicle, esp. one serving the public on a fixed route.
2 colloq. a motor car, aeroplane, etc.
3 Computing a defined set of conductors carrying data and control signals within a computer.
--v. (buses or busses, bussed, bussing)
1. intr. go by bus.
2 tr. US transport by bus, esp. to promote racial integration.
Phrases and idioms:
bus lane a part of a road's length marked off mainly for use by buses. bus shelter a shelter from rain etc. beside a bus stop. bus station a centre, esp. in a town, where (esp. long-distance) buses depart and arrive. bus-stop
1. a regular stopping-place of a bus.
2 a sign marking this.
Etymology: abbr. of OMNIBUS