busbar

/ (ˈbʌzˌbɑː) /

noun

an electrical conductor, maintained at a specific voltage and capable of carrying a high current, usually used to make a common connection between several circuits in a system
a group of such electrical conductors at a low voltage, used for carrying data in binary form between the various parts of a computer or its peripherals

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Sometimes shortened to: bus
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Example sentences from the Web for busbar

  • Everything's burned out or shorted or fused together; I saw one busbar eight inches across melted clean in two.

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