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noun [countable]     bus pronunciation in British English
/bʌs/
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singularbus
pluralbuses or busses
  1. 1
    Sound effect a large road vehicle with a lot of seats that you pay to travel on, especially one that takes you fairly short distances and stops frequently
    by bus:

    The children go to school by bus.

    take/catch a bus:

    We took a bus into the centre of town.

    miss the bus (=not reach it before it leaves):

    If we don’t leave soon, we’ll miss the last bus.

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  2. 2
    computing a set of wires that send information from one part of a computer system to another
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